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Steve Fuller
No. 4
Position:Quarterback
Personal information
Born: (1957-01-05) January 5, 1957 (age 62)
Enid, Oklahoma
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:198 lb (90 kg)
Career information
High school:Spartanburg (SC)
College:Clemson
NFL Draft:1979 / Round: 1 / Pick: 23
Career history
* Kansas City Chiefs ( 1979)
Career highlights and awards
* Super Bowl champion (XX)
Career NFL statistics
TDINT:28–41
Yards:7,156
QB Rating:70.1
Player stats at NFL.com

Stephen Ray Fuller (born January 5, 1957) is a former college and professional American football player in the National Football League. He played professionally for the Kansas City Chiefs, Los Angeles Rams and Chicago Bears.

Early lifeEdit

Fuller was born in Enid, Oklahoma and graduated from Spartanburg High School in Spartanburg, South Carolina.[1]

College careerEdit

Fuller played college football at Clemson University in Clemson, South Carolina from 1975-1978.[2] He was a member of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity,[3] Fuller was a football and academic All-America at Clemson University.

1975 seasonEdit

In 1975, Fuller was 22-of-46 for 354 yards with two touchdowns and three interceptions. In addition, he had 47 carries for 148 yards as Clemson finished with a 2-9 record.

1976 seasonEdit

In 1976, Fuller was 58-of-116 for 835 yards with five touchdowns and six interceptions. In addition, he had 157 carries for 503 yards with six touchdowns as Clemson finished with a 3-6-2 record.

1977 seasonEdit

In 1977, Fuller was 106-of-205 for 1,655 yards with eight touchdowns and eight interceptions. In addition, he had 178 carries for 437 yards with six touchdowns as Clemson finished with an 8-3-1 record.

1978 seasonEdit

In 1978, Fuller was 101-of-187 for 1,515 yards with seven touchdowns and four interceptions. In addition, he had 153 carries for 649 yards and ten touchdowns as Clemson finished with an 11-1 record.

College statisticsEdit

Legend
Led the ACC
ACC record
Led the NCAA
NCAA Record
Bold Career high
College passing & rushing statistics* [4]
Season School Games Cmp Att Yds Pct TD INT QBR Car Yds Avg TD
Team Passing Rushing
1975 Clemson 11 22 46 354 47.8% 2 3 113.8 47 148 3.1 0
1976 Clemson 11 58 116 835 50.0% 5 6 114.3 157 503 3.2 6
1977 Clemson 11 96 182 1,497 52.7% 8 4 131.9 165 403 2.4 6
1978 Clemson 12 101 187 1,515 54.0% 7 4 130.1 153 649 4.2 10
Career Clemson 45 277 531 4,201 52.2% 22 17 125.9 522 1,703 3.3 22
* Includes bowl games.

Professional careerEdit

Fuller was selected by the Kansas City Chiefs in the first round with the 23rd overall pick in the 1979 NFL Draft.[2] He played in the National Football League for seven years, most notably with the Chicago Bears as their backup quarterback from 1984–1986, including the Super Bowl XX championship season in 1985.[2] Fuller was named by Sports Illustrated as one of the top fifteen backup quarterbacks of all-time, based on his 1985 season with the Chicago Bears.[5]

Fuller was awarded a gold record and a platinum video award for the 1985 "Super Bowl Shuffle", for which he was the sixth of the ten solo singers.[6] In 2010, during Super Bowl XLIV, Fuller joined other members of the 1985 Chicago Bears in recreating the Super Bowl Shuffle in a Boost Mobile commercial.[7]

Personal lifeEdit

Fuller and his wife, Anna, have two children. The couple live in South Carolina where Fuller was a high school football coach at Hilton Head Prep School. Fuller currently works as offensive coordinator for the Hilton Head Island High School football team.[8]

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