Player Bio

Kyle Fuller
CB #23
Height:
6-0
Weight:
194
Age:
23
College:
Virginia Tech
Hometown:
Baltimore, MD
Experience:
2

Quick Stats (2015 PRE):

TCKL
7
SCK
0.0
FF
0
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 64 51 13 0.0 0 10 4 81 -- 31 0 3 0
2014 CHI 16 14 64 51 13 0.0 -- 10 4 81 20.3 31 0 3 --

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Biography

PRO CAREER: Enters second season after leading all NFL rookies with 4 interceptions and tying for league lead among rookies with 3 forced fumbles in 2014, to go along with 73 tackles, 9 pass break-ups and 3 tackles for losses in 16 contests with 14 starts… Added 2 special teams tackles… Sixth player in franchise history to lead all NFL rookies in interceptions along with Charles Tillman (2003), Brian Urlacher (2000), Mark Carrier (1990), Dick Butkus (1965) and J.C. Caroline (1956)… One-of-two players in the NFL in 2014 (Detroit’s James Ihedigbo) to record at least 4 interceptions and 3 forced fumbles… One-of-five NFL rookies since 1990 to record at least 4 interceptions and 3 forced fumbles along with Odell Thurman, Dunta Robinson, Roy Williams and Mark Carrier… Named to PFWA All-Rookie team… Made NFL debut on September 7, 2014 versus Buffalo and first career start on September 22, 2014 at the New York Jets.
PRO CAREER: Enters second season after leading all NFL rookies with 4 interceptions and tying for league lead among rookies with 3 forced fumbles in 2014, to go along with 73 tackles, 9 pass break-ups and 3 tackles for losses in 16 contests with 14 starts… Added 2 special teams tackles… Sixth player in franchise history to lead all NFL rookies in interceptions along with Charles Tillman (2003), Brian Urlacher (2000), Mark Carrier (1990), Dick Butkus (1965) and J.C. Caroline (1956)… One-of-two players in the NFL in 2014 (Detroit’s James Ihedigbo) to record at least 4 interceptions and 3 forced fumbles… One-of-five NFL rookies since 1990 to record at least 4 interceptions and 3 forced fumbles along with Odell Thurman, Dunta Robinson, Roy Williams and Mark Carrier… Named to PFWA All-Rookie team… Made NFL debut on September 7, 2014 versus Buffalo and first career start on September 22, 2014 at the New York Jets.

HONORS & AWARDS: 2014 - NFL All-Rookie Team (PFWA, Gil Brandt), NFL Defensive Rookie of the Month (Septemeber), NFC Defensive Player of the Week (Week 2 at SF), NFL Rookie of the Week (Week 3 at NYJ), Brian Piccolo Award.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Selected in the first round (14th overall) by Chicago in the 2014 NFL Draft… Signed 4-year contract with the Bears with a fifth-year option (5/14/14). SIGNED through 2018

2014 SEASON: Led all NFL rookies with 4 interceptions (sixth player in franchise history to accomplish the feat) and tied for league lead among rookies with 3 forced fumbles… Appeared in all 16 contests for Chicago making 14 starts (Games 3-16), recording 73 tackles, 9 PBUs and 3 TFLs… Also gathered 2 tackles on special teams… One-of-two NFL players, along with Detroit’s James Ihedigbo, to record at least 4 interceptions and 3 forced fumbles. GAMES PLAYED-STARTED: 16-14

COLLEGE CAREER: Finished his career at Virginia Tech (2010-13) starting 41-of-50 games, accumulating 6 INTs, 34 PBUs, 173 tackles – including 23.5 TFLs and 4.5 sacks – 4 FFs and 1 FR… Added 1 blocked kick and 3 PRs for 41 yards (13.7 avg) and 1 TD on special teams… Named permanent captain as a junior and senior earning second-team All-America honors by Walter Camp Foundation as a senior,  first-team all-ACC selection by the coaches and a third-team all-ACC selection by ACSMA… An honorable mention All-ACC and Coaches’ all-ACC selection as a junior… Named second-team all-ACC selection at corner as a sophomore… Majored in finance

PERSONAL: Played for Coach Chip Armstrong at Mount St. Joseph High (Baltimore, MD)… Played in the Maryland Crab Bowl, an all-star game, despite missing most of his senior season with a finger injury… Recorded 1 INT his senior year and 4 INTs as a junior, returning 2 of those for TDs… Also had a punt return TD and kick return score… Brother of former NFL safety Vincent Fuller (2005-11) and current Detroit Lions WR Corey Fuller… His youngest brother, Kendall, plays corner for Virginia Tech.

Recent Articles

  • Fuller shows off ball skills in practice

    Posted Aug 3, 2015

    Cornerback Kyle Fuller showed the same ball skills in Monday's training camp practice that he displayed last season as a rookie.

  • Fuller primed to excel in new defense

    Posted May 26, 2015

    Ex-NFL safety and Bleacher Report columnist Matt Bowen has chosen Bears cornerback Kyle Fuller as one of five players league-wide who will benefit from playing in a new system.

  • Fuller chosen NFL rookie of month

    Posted Oct 2, 2014

    After an impressive start to his career, Bears cornerback Kyle Fuller on Thursday was named the NFL Defensive Rookie of the Month for September.

  • Fuller wins defensive player of week

    Posted Sep 17, 2014

    Bears rookie cornerback Kyle Fuller has been named the NFC defensive player of the week for his performance in Sunday night’s comeback win over the San Francisco 49ers.

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