Counting Down the Big 12's Top Players

Counting Down the Big 12's Top Players

One-by-one, we're counting down the Big 12's top players. At No. 11 is imposing Texas A&M wide receiver Jeff Fuller.

11) Jeffrey Fuller, WR, Texas A&M

To let you know just what a rushing team the Aggies have been through their history, receiver Jeff Fuller set a Texas A&M record with 1,066 receiving yards a year ago. He also tied for the school record in receptions with 72 and won the touchdowns record with 12. His 1,000-yard season was the first in Texas A&M history.

All were impressive numbers, especially considering the fact that the Aggies experienced some turbulence at the quarterback position. But that didn't stop Fuller from posting four 100-plus yard games and caught at least one touchdown pass in five consecutive games from the Oklahoma State game through the Texas Tech contest.

At 6-foot-4 and 220 pounds, Fuller ranks as one of the toughest individual matchups in the league, a point he drove home by catching seven catches for 82 yards against high first-round pick Patrick Peterson of LSU in the Cotton Bowl.

And now, with Ryan Tannehill entrenched as a starter, it would seemingly take a disaster for Fuller to not rewrite the A&M receiving record books. He already holds the school record with 28 touchdown catches — just five behind active FBS leader Ryan Broyles — and he needs just nine catches and 336 yards to shake loose Terrence Murphy from the top spot in career catches and receiving yards, respectively. He's caught at least one pass in each of his 33 career games.

For his efforts, the 2010 Biletnikoff finalist has been named to watch lists for the Walter Camp Player of the Year Award, the Maxwell Award and the Biletnikoff, which goes to the country's top receiver.


2010 Stats: 72 catches, 1,066 receiving yards, 12 receiving touchdowns



No. 12: Texas LB Keenan Robinson

No. 13: Oklahoma DE Frank Alexander

No. 14: Texas A&M QB Ryan Tannehill

No. 15: Oklahoma DB Tony Jefferson

No. 16: Texas LB Emmanuel Acho

No. 17: Oklahoma DB Demontre Hurst

No. 18: Baylor WR Kendall Wright

No. 19: Oklahoma OL Ben Habern

No. 20: Oklahoma State OL Lane Taylor

No. 21: Iowa State LB Jake Knott

No.22: Oklahoma State S Markelle Martin

No.23: Missouri DL Brad Madison

No. 24: Missouri WR T.J. Moe

No. 25: Texas Tech OL Mickey Okafor

No. 26: Missouri TE Michael Egnew

No. 27: Texas A&M CB Coryell Judie

No. 28: Texas DB Kenny Vaccaro

No. 29: Oklahoma DE/LB Ronnell Lewis

No. 30: Texas A&M RB Christine Michael

No. 31: Kansas OL Jeremiah Hatch

No. 32: Texas Tech OL Lonnie Edwards

No. 33: Missouri DE Jacquies Smith

No. 34: Oklahoma WR Kenny Stills

No. 35: Texas WR Mike Davis

No. 36: Texas DE Jackson Jeffcoat

No. 37: Kansas State DB David Garrett

No. 38: Oklahoma OL Gabe Ikard

No. 39: Texas Tech RB Eric Stephens

No. 40: Baylor OL Philip Blake

No. 41: Missouri LB Zaviar Gooden

No. 42: Texas DL Alex Okafor

No. 43: Texas A&M DL Tony Jerod-Eddie

No. 44: Kansas RB James Sims

No. 45: Texas Tech S Cody Davis

No. 46: Iowa State CB Leonard Johnson

No. 47: Kansas State S Ty Zimmerman

No. 48: Baylor DE/LB Tevin Elliot

No. 49: Kansas State DE Brandon Harold

No. 50: Kansas DE Toben Opurum

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