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#1 Kristian Fulton Season 2024

New Orleans, La.
High School
Archbishop Rummel HS

No. 61 Pick in 2020 NFL Draft (Round 2) | Tennessee Titans | Details
2019 LSU Graduate (B.A. Sport Administration)
2019 Second Team All-SEC (AP)

Two-year starter at cornerback for the Tigers in 2018 and 2019 … Graded out as one of the nation’s top cornerbacks in 2019 … Capped career playing in 28 games, starting 25 times … Finished career with 65 tackles, 25 passes defended and two interceptions … Played opposite All-America Derek Stingley Jr. at cornerback and gave the Tigers the nation’s top-rated cornerback duo in 2019 … Earned second team All-SEC honors as a senior … Tremendous speed and cover skills … A ball hawk with great hands and instincts … Just as aggressive against the run as he is defending the pass … Made an immediate impact in his return to the field in 2018 after sitting out the 2017 season … Graduated in December of 2019 with a degree in sports administration.  

One of the nation’s top cornerbacks … Teams with true freshmen Derek Stingley Jr. to form the nation’s top cornerback duo … Second team All-SEC by the AP … Started all 15 games with 38 tackles and 15 passes defended … Had one interception … Helped lead LSU to 42-25 win over Clemson in CFP National Championship Game with a career-high six tackles, including a tackle for a 6-yard loss … Also broke up a pass in the win over Clemson … Had one tackle and broke up a pass against Oklahoma in national semifinal … Was targeted five times in the SEC Championship game and allowed one reception for 11 yards and added a PBU … Only allowed seven yards on four targets against Texas A&M …. Added two pass breakups and three tackles against the Aggies … Targeted just once against Arkansas … Was not targeted at Ole Miss … Against No. 2 Alabama, allowed just one reception on two targets and added a PBU … Allowed just three receptions on seven targets against No. 9 Auburn … Targeted five times at Mississippi State and only allowed one reception … Intercepted MSU QB Garrett Shrader and had two PBUs … Credited with a PBU and totaled three tackles against No. 7 Florida … Finished with three tackles against Utah State … Third on the team with tackles and also credited for a PBU at Vanderbilt … Totaled a pair of pass breakups at Texas … Graduated in December of 2019 with a degree in sports administration. 

Played and started 10 games … Missed final three games of season with an injury, which he suffered against Arkansas … Finished season with 25 tackles, 1.0 tackles for loss, nine pass breakups, an interception and a forced fumble … Teamed with Greedy Williams to give LSU the best pair of starting cornerbacks in the college football … Returned to the field after a year away from game action in win over Miami and responded with three tackles and two pass breakups … Had career-best five tackles the following week against Southeastern Louisiana … Had a tackle and an interception in win over No. 2 Georgia … Interception against Georgia came at the Bulldog 23-yard line and led to a LSU field goal and a 19-3 Tiger lead early in the third quarter … Other games with at least two pass breakups came against Louisiana Tech and Ole Miss … Had a tackle for a 7-yard loss in win over Arkansas … Ranked fourth in the SEC in passes defended (breakups plus interceptions) with 10.

Did not see any game action in 2017 … Practiced with the team each day. 

Played in three games with no starts … Saw action in wins over Missouri, Southern Miss and Louisville … Had a tackle against both Missouri and Southern Miss.

Five-star prospect by 247Sports and garnered four-stars from Rivals, Scout and ESPN as a senior at Rummel High School in 2015 … Listed as the No. 1 overall prospect in Louisiana by Rivals and 247Sports … Named the No. 3 corner in the nation according to Scout … Rated No. 27 in the ESPN 300 … Regarded as the No. 3 corner in the nation and the No. 3 player in Louisiana by ESPN … Ranked No. 3 in the “Nifty Fifty” … Played in the 2016 Under Armour Game … Member of the New Orleans Advocate Super Dozen and recognized in the All-USA Louisiana team as a first team defensive selection … Earned Defensive Player of the Year honors on the New Orleans Times Picayune All-Metro list in 2015 … LSWA Class 5A first team all-state in 2015 … Named the New Orleans Advocate’s Defensive Player of the Year as a junior in 2014 with 11 interceptions, 27 tackles and eight passes defended despite missing first three games of season with an injury … Had three interceptions in his game against Holy Cross and returned one for a touchdown as a junior … Followed that with two interceptions the next week in a 45-24 win over Brother Martin … Helped Rummel to a 12-2 overall mark and a berth in the Louisiana Division I State Championship Game in 2015 … Rummel went 11-2 in 2014 and reached the semifinals of the 5A playoffs … Coached by Jay Roth. 

Parents are Michelle and Keith Fulton … Born Sept. 3, 1998. 

Kristian Fulton’s Career Highs
Tackles: 6 vs. Clemson, 2020 CFP National Championship Game 
Tackles for Loss: 1.0, 2x (First: vs. Arkansas, 2018; Last: vs. Clemson, 2020 CFP National Championship  
Interceptions: 1, 2x (Last: at Mississippi State, 2019)
Pass Breakups: 2, 6x (Last: vs. Texas A&M, 2019)

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