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Road to the draft: Kyle Fuller

Position: Cornerback
School: Virginia Tech
Measurements: 6-foot-0, 190 pounds
40 time: 4.49 seconds. Bench press: 12 reps of 225 pounds. Vertical jump: 38.5 inches. 3-cone drill: 6.90 seconds. Broad jump: 128 inches.
Career stats: 173 tackles, 4.5 sacks, 23.5 tackles for loss, six interceptions, 32 passes defensed, four forced fumbles.
Draft projection: First-second round.

Lowdown: A physical corner who plays bigger than his size, Fuller earned all-Atlantic Coast Conference honors after the past three seasons. Made 42 career starts and served as a team captain. Willing run defender and experienced special teams player who manned the gunner position for the Hokies. … Has a big vertical leap to contest jump balls intended for taller receivers. … Needs to add strength at the next level. … Only six career interceptions shows average skills when the ball is in the air. … Made a pre-draft visit to the Bills on Monday. Bills defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz should be able to get a good scouting report – Fuller’s brother Vincent played six seasons with the Tennessee Titans, overlapping with Schwartz’s time there, and his other brother, Corey, was on the Lions’ practice squad last year under Schwartz.

The Buffalo News is profiling 50 prospects in 50 days leading up to the NFL Draft, which begins May 8.

He said it: “I moved around in our defensive backfield. I played field, I played boundary. That just shows how versatile I am. I enjoyed playing at Virginia Tech. I definitely consider myself a physical player.”

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