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Tajee Fullwood
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Tajee Fullwood 1809048
Position: Cornerback
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 210
Year: Junior
Hometown: Tampa, Fla.
High School: Tampa Bay Tech
FULLWOOD’S CAREER HIGHS
Long Punt Return                      45, at Florida State (9/12/15)
Punt Return Yards                     82, vs. SMU (10/24/15)
Yards per return (minimun 2)    27.3 , vs. SMU (10/24/15)
Tackles                                          12, at SMU (11/19/16)
INT                                            1, 4x, last vs. South Carolina (TD), Birmingham Bowl (12/29/16)
TFL                                           1, 5x, last at SMU (11/19/16)
PBU                                          1, 4X, last vs. NIU (9/10/16)
FF                                             1, 3x, last vs. South Carolina, Birmingham Bowl (12/29/16)

 

2016: Started seven games and played in all 13 games…ranked fourth on the team with 65 total tackles… returned an interception 47 yards for a touchdown and forced a fumble in the Birmingham Bowl victory over South Carolina (12/29)... set a career high with 12 tackles in the win at SMU (11/19)…intercepted a pass in the win over Syracuse (9/17)…led the team in tackles with seven against Towson (9/3)… returned four punts for 22 yards with a long of 14.

2015: Played in all 13 games, starting two…the primary punt returner for USF, averaged 10.4 yards per return, second in the conference and 26th nationally …posted 198 yards on 19 returns…recorded a career-long return 46 yard return at Florida State (9/12)…recorded a career-best 82 yards on just three punt returns against SMU (10/24)…totaled 38 tackles on the season, including 30 solo stops…recorded a season-high six tackles in a loss at Maryland (9/19)…recorded five tackles against Syracuse (10/10) and Cincinnati (11/20)…responsible for two pass break-ups, two forced fumbles and a tackle for loss on the year.

2014: Saw action in eight games and started the last three in his first season on the field…posted five tackles and one tackle for loss on the year…saw his first collegiate action at Wisconsin (9/27) and made his first start at SMU (11/15), posting a season high two tackles in that game…also made starts at Memphis and vs. UCF…recorded a tackle in four games…lettered.

TAMPA TECH HIGH SCHOOL: Played for coach Jayson Roberts at Tampa Tech…named a Class 7A all-state honorable mention selection…first team All-Hillsborough County…versatile athlete that played several positions…made 21 receptions for 356 yards and two touchdowns and ran for 109 yards on 13 carries as a senior…posted 23 tackles, three interceptions, two forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries on defense…also excelled as a special teams return man returning one kickoff for a touchdown…rated a three-star recruit by ESPN.com…ranked No. 12 on the Tampa Bay Times Home Team Top 25…caught two touchdown passes and earned MVP honors for the South Team in the Florida Athletic Coaches Association North-South All-Star Game helping lead the South team to victory…represented the United States in the International Bowl in Austin, Texas…for his career he ran for 222 yards on 29 carries, made 35 receptions for 568 yards and three touchdowns on offense and posted 46 tackles, five interceptions and 11 pass deflections on defense while scoring eight total touchdowns…a two-sport athlete who also played basketball…also had offers from Arizona, Florida State, Tennessee, Vanderbilt, UCF, Louisville and Cincinnati among many.

PERSONAL: The son of Takeela and Timothy Fullwood…has an older sister, Timesha, and older brothers, Dexter, and Timothy… also has younger sisters, Takiya and Tyra, and a younger brother, Trey…. family member Brent Fullwood played for the Green Bay Packers… family members with football backgrounds also include Derrick Fullwood (Georgia Southern), Phillip Fullwood (Morris Brown), Robert Gillespie (Tennessee), Aaron Randolph (Ft. Valley St.) and Elmer Wilson (Mississippi St.)… hobbies include piano, basketball, drama, singing and directing youth at church.

 Tajee Fullwood - Career Statistics
 
Defense
Year GP-GS SOLO AST TOT TFL SACKS INT PBU FF FR
2014 8-3 5 0 5 1.0-3 - - - - -
2015 13-2 30 8 38 1.0-7 - - 2 2 -
2016 13-8 47 18 65 3.0-7 1.0-4 2 2 2 -
TOTAL 34-13 82 26 108 5.0-17 1.0-4 2 4 4 -
 
Punt Returns
Year No. YDS AVG TD LG          
2015 19 198 10.4 - 46 - - - - -
2016 4 22 5.5 - 14 - - - - -

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