Just two years ago, Jeff Fuller never would have imagined suiting up for the Calgary Stampeders.
And with good reason.
The Texas A&M receiver was the apple of the NFL’s eye, a product of the ever-present desire for big, talented pass-catchers who present one-on-one matchup problems.
The 6-foot-4, 220-pounder rewrote the Aggies record book as junior in 2010, setting new marks for catches (72), yards (1,066) and receiving touchdowns (12), earning recognition as a finalist for the Biletnikoff Award as the nation’s top receiver.
He was a sure-fire first-round pick. It wasn’t a case of if Fuller would be drafted, but how high.
With much fanfare from Aggies faithful, Fuller decided to forego the ’11 NFL Draft and return to College Station, Texas, for his senior season.
But a foot injury hampered the wideout and eventually caused so many problems with his leg that Fuller disappointed both on the field during the ’12 season — his numbers