Mike Fuller
Class of 1992

Category: Football

Born: 4/7/1952
Birthplace: Jackson, MS

Mike Fuller was born April 7, 1952 in Jackson, Mississippi. After playing football at Shaw High School in Mobile, he signed with Auburn University. He played under Ralph "Shug" Jordan and was Captain of Coach Jordan's last good team in 1974. Fuller still holds six Tiger punt return records. He was second in the nation in punt returns in 1973 and fourth in 1974, and was an All-American defensive back. He enjoyed an 8 year pro career in the NFL with San Diego and Cincinnati. He returned 252 punts for 2,660 yards, fourth best in NFL history. He returned 74 kickoffs for 1,701 yards, or 21.5 yard average, and had 17 interceptions in his NFL career. He played in Super Bowl XVI with Cincinnati. He now resides in Birmingham, Alabama and is an outstanding business and civic leader.

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