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05/03/2016

2016 Notre Dame National Football League Draft Recap

Irish had seven former players selected in the top four rounds of the 2016 NFL Draft this past weekend

04/29/2016

Will Fuller Selected No. 21 Overall by the Houston Texans

Standout wide receiver is the sixth Notre Dame player drafted in the first round in the past five years.

04/17/2016

Sunday Brunch: Irish Team Matures Along with Stadium

Blue-Gold Game spectators gained their initial look at the progress of the Campus Crossroads Project

03/31/2016

Notre Dame Football Pro Day: Grace Gives It All He’s Got

02/27/2016

Saturday Brunch: Irish Back to Work at NFL Combine

By John Heisler

04/28/2016

Will Fuller NFL Draft

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11/21/2015

Notre Dame 19, Boston College 16

Notre Dame defeats Boston College 19-16

11/07/2015

Notre Dame 42, Pittsburgh 30

DeShone Kizer threw for five touchdowns and ran for another as No. 8 Notre Dame won 42-30 at Pitt

10/31/2015

Notre Dame 24, Temple 20

The Irish traveled to Philadelphia to take on the Owls on Saturday night.

10/17/2015

Notre Dame vs. USC

The Irish welcomed the Trojans to Notre Dame on Saturday night.

Will Fuller: All-American Candidate

WILL FULLER'S HONORS AND AWARDS

Sports Illustrated Honorable Mention All-American (2014)

Notre Dame Offensive Player of the Year (2014)

College Sports Madness Independent Offensive Player of the Week (10.12.2014)

WILL FULLER'S PLACE IN THE IRISH RECORD BOOKS

Single-Game Touchdown Receptions (Nov. 15, 2014 vs. Northwestern, 3, t-2nd)

Single-Season Touchdown Receptions (2014, 15, t-1st)

Single-Season Receptions (2014, 76, 7th)

Single-Season 100-Yard Receiving Games (2014, 4, t-8th)

Single-Season Receiving Yards (2014, 1,094, 8th)

Single-Season Touchdowns (2014, 15, t-7th)

Career Touchdown Receptions (2013-, 16, t-9th)

Career 100-Yard Receiving Games (2013-, 4, t-11th)

FULLER'S CAREER HIGHS

Points scored: 18, Northwestern, Nov. 15, 2014

TDs: 3, Northwestern, Nov. 15, 2014

Rush attempts: 1, vs. Rutgers, Dec. 28, 2013; USC, Oct. 19, 2013

Rush yards: 5, USC, Oct. 19, 2013 (1 carry)

Long rush: 5, USC, Oct. 19, 2013

Receptions: 9, Northwestern, Nov. 15, 2014; Michigan, Sept. 6, 2014

Receiving yards: 159, Northwestern, Nov. 15, 2014 (9 receptions)

Receiving TDs: 3, Northwestern, Nov. 15, 2014

Long reception: 75, Rice, Aug. 30, 2014

Total offense attempts: 1, vs. Rutgers, Dec. 28, 2013 (1 rush, 0 pass); USC, Oct. 19, 2013 (1 rush, 0 pass)

Total offense yards: 5, USC, Oct. 19, 2013 (5 rush, 0 pass)

All-purpose yards: 159, Northwestern, Nov. 15, 2014

Punt returns: 1, vs. LSU, Dec. 30, 2014

Tackles: 1, at Arizona State, Nov. 8, 2014 (1-0); Northwestern, Nov. 15, 2014 (1-0); Louisville, Nov. 22, 2014 (1-0)

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2014): Started at wide receiver in all 13 games ... led Notre Dame in receptions (76), receiving yards (1,094) and receiving TDs (15) ... ranked third in the FBS in TD catches, 21st in receiving yards, 23rd in receiving yards per game (84.2), tied for 24th in total TD (15) and 34th in receptions per game (5.8) ... his 15 TD receptions, 76 catches and 1,094 receiving yards are the most in single-season school history by a sophomore ... eight of his 15 TD catches went for at least 20 yards ... had at least one touchdown catch in 11 of the 13 games ... had three mult receiving TD games ... eclipsed 100 yards receiving in four games, including two of the last three regular-season contests ... had a catch of at least 30 yards in seven of Notre Dame's 13 games ... had two of Notre Dame's five receptions of at least 50 yards ... fourth player in school history with a pair of TD receptions of 72 yards or longer (Nick Eddy, 1964, Tim Brown, 1986, and Golden Tate, 2009) ... had five of team's 11 receptions of at least 40 yards ... registered 19 receptions of at least 20 yards ... 51 of his 76 receptions went for a first down or touchdown ... 17 of his 19 third-down receptions went for a first down or touchdown ... his 16 career TD grabs already rank tied for ninth in school history ... opened the season with a TD grab in four straight games -- longest streak to open a season for the Irish since Jeff Samardzija began the 2005 season with a TD in each of the first eight games ... paced the Irish receiving group with four catches for 85 yards, including a 75-yard TD pass from Everett Golson, in the season-opening victory over Rice (Aug. 30) ... the 75-yard TD grab was the longest at Notre Dame Stadium since Michael Floyd had an 80-yard TD catch against Western Michigan Oct. 16, 2010 ... against Michigan (Sept. 6), had nine catches for 89 yards, including a 24-yard TD grab that gave the Irish a 21-0 lead just before halftime ... hauled in six catches for 51 yards, including a six-yard TD pass from Golson on Notre Dame's opening drive against Purdue (Sept. 13) ... hauled in six catches for 119 yards and two TDs, including a 72-yard strike from Golson ... that marked first career 100-yard receiving game ... against Syracuse (Sept. 27), hauled in a career best nine receptions for 89 yards ... registered three catches for 27 yards in the 17-14 victory over No. 14 Stanford (Oct. 4) ... registered his second career multi-TD reception game in the 50-43 victory over North Carolina (Oct. 11) ... caught seven passes for a career-best 133 yards (second career 100-yard receiving day) ... tied for the team lead with his eight grabs at No. 2 Florida State (Oct. 18) ... amassed 79 receiving yards against the Seminoles, including an 11-yard TD grab ... had three catches for 16 yards, including a four-yard TD pass vs. Navy (Nov. 1) ... registered a team-high six receptions for 95 yards and a nine-yard TD at No. 11 Arizona State (Nov. 8) ... recorded a 44-yard grab against the Sun Devils ... caught a career-high three TD passes vs. Northwestern (Nov. 15) ... had nine catches for 159 yards (his third 100-yard receiving game of the season) against the Wildcats, both career highs ... his 159 receiving yards were the most since DaVaris Daniels collected 167 yards against Purdue on September 14, 2013 ... recorded the first three-receiving TD game for the Irish since 2010 when Michael Floyd had a hat trick against Western Michigan ... had five catches for 109 yards, including a 48-yard grab and a 28-yard TD reception, against Louisville (Nov. 22) ... second straight contest and fourth time during the season in which Fuller totaled over 100 receiving yards ... registered five catches for 75 yards, including a 26-yard grab, at USC (Nov. 29) ... recorded five catches for 57 yards and a TD in the Music City Bowl victory over LSU (Dec. 30) ... hauled in a 12-yard TD pass that capped off Notre Dame's opening drive against the Tigers.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2013): Saw action in all 13 games ... started three contests, Oklahoma (Sept. 28), USC (Oct. 19) and Air Force (Oct. 26) ... had six catches on the year for 160 yards (26.7 average) and a TD ... also had two carries for eight yards ... caught a 14-yard pass at Pittsburgh (Nov. 9) ... hauled in two passes for 93 yards at Air Force, including his first career TD reception ... catches at Air Force were good for 46 and 47 yards ... made a five-yard catch against USC ... caught an 11-yard pass against Oklahoma ... first career catch was good for 37 yards in the win over eventual Big Ten champion Michigan State (Sept. 21).

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: First-team receiver on 2012 Pennsylvania Sports Writers AAAA All State football team ... named as a receiver to Philadelphia Daily News All-City squad for 2012 ... first-team receiver on Philadelphia Inquirer All-Southeastern Pennsylvania team ... named MVP of Philadelphia Catholic League 4A ... rated 176th player nationally on Rivals 250 list ... ranked 28th on Rivals.com list of wide receivers ... ranked 179th overall and 22nd among wide receivers on Scout 300 by Scout.com ... made 57 receptions in 2012 for 932 yards and eight TDs for Roman Catholic High School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania ... had 10 catches for 232 yards and two TDs in 2012 win over Cardinal O'Hara ... also played cornerback ... honorable mention Pennsylvania all-state pick as a junior ... grabbed 46 receptions in 2011 for 758 yards and 10 TDs on 8-3 Roman Catholic team ... all- Catholic League 4A pick in 2011 as both a receiver and defensive back ... a first-team All-City selection as a sophomore in 2010 by Philadelphia Daily News ... caught 39 passes for 650 yards and nine TDs in 2010 ... chosen for Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl and played for East squad ... played for coach Joe McCort ... son of Bill Fuller and Megan Mitchell ... enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters, majoring in Africana Studies.

Fuller's Career Statistics

Receiving
Year G-GS Rec Yds TD Long Avg
2013 13-3 6 160 1 47 12.3
2014 13-13 76 1094 15 75 84.2
Total 26-16 82 1254 16 75 48.2
Rushing
Year ATT Yds TD Long Avg
2013 2 8 0 5 0.6
2014 0 0 0 0 0.0
Total 2 8 0 5 0.3

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Will Fuller
Will  Fuller

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Philadelphia, PA

High School:
Roman Catholic

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 184

Position:
Wide Receiver

Event Calendar

Delta

September 4
6:30 PM
Texas
Austin, Texas

ABC
September 10
3:30 PM
Nevada
Notre Dame, Ind.

NBC
September 17
7:30 PM
Michigan State
Notre Dame, Ind.

NBC
September 24
3:30 PM
Duke
Notre Dame, Ind.

NBC
October 1
TBA
Syracuse
East Rutherford, N.J.(MetLife Stadium)

TBA
October 8
TBA
North Carolina State
Raleigh, N.C.

TBA
October 15
7:30 PM
Stanford
Notre Dame, Ind.

NBC
October 29
3:30 PM
Miami
Notre Dame, Ind.

NBC
November 5
11:30 AM
Navy
Jacksonville, Fla. (EverBank Field)

CBS
November 12
2:30 PM
Army
San Antonio, Texas(Alamodome)

NBC
November 19
3:30 PM
Virginia Tech
Notre Dame, Ind.

NBC
November 26
TBA
USC
Los Angeles, Calif.

TBA

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