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    Xavier Fulton
    68 Xavier Fulton
    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Flossmoor, Ill.

    High School:
    Homewood-Flossmoor

    Height / Weight:
    6-5 / 300

    Position:
    OL

    Experience:
    1-1

    • Rotary Lombardi Award Candidate
    • Preseason Honorable Mention All-America (by The Sporting News)
    • Preseason First-Team All-Big Ten (by Athlon)
    • Preseason First-Team All-Big Ten (by Lindy's)
    • Preseason First-Team All-Big Ten (by Blue Ribbon)
    • 2007 Second-Team All-Big Ten

    The Fulton File

    Pregame ritual
    Listen to my music and visualize what will happen in the game

    Favorite sports movie
    Any Given Sunday

    Favorite campus hangout
    The Yellow House (his house he shares with his teammates)

    Person you would like to spend the day with
    Bai Ling

    Favorite class
    Korean 204 with Sangsook Lee-Chung

    Who would play you in a movie about your life?
    Dennis Haysbert, because of the voice

    Favorite food?
    My grandfather's chitterlings

    What's on your ipod?
    Alternative music

    Why Illinois?
    The people, the academics - we have everything here.

    2008: Earned second-team All-Big Ten honors by the media and honorable mention honors by the coaches ... Was in on 829 offensive snaps ... Part of an offensive line that helped the Illini lead the Big Ten in pass offense (269.3) and ranked second in total offense (439.4) ... Helped the Illini offense total 455 yards against Ohio State (214 rushing, 241 passing) ... Protected for 563 total yards against Indiana (292 rushing, 271 passing) ... Helped protect for 462 passing yards and 550 total yards against Minnesota, the third-best passing performance in school history ... Protected for 501 yards of total offense and did not allow a sack at Michigan ... Helped the Illini record 533 yards of total offense and 399 rushing yards against Eastern Illinois ... Protected for 451 passing yards against Missouri, the fourth-best passing total in Illinois history.

    2007: Earned second-team All-Big Ten honors by both coaches and media ... Also named second-team All-Big Ten by Rivals.com ... Starting left tackle for all 13 games ... Was in on 997 offensive snaps ... Recorded a team-leading 109 knockdowns ... Helped Illinois post 445 yards of total offense on USC's fourth-ranked defense in the Rose Bowl ... Led the way for 541 total yards of offense and 321 rushing yards against Northwestern ... Helped pave the way for 260 rushing yards at No. 1 Ohio State, quadrupling the Buckeyes' average rushing yards allowed ... Led the way for 448 rushing yards, the fifth-best single-game total in school history, and 655 total yards, the third-best total, at Minnesota ... Helped pave the way for 324 rushing yards and was part of a unit that allowed just one sack against Ball State ... Part of an offensive line unit that allowed just two sacks total against Iowa and No. 25 Michigan ... Led the way for 289 rushing yards and three rushing TDs against No. 5 Wisconsin ... Part of an offensive line that didn't allow a sack against No. 21 Penn State ... Paved the way for 288 rushing yards at Indiana, including 214 by Rashard Mendenhall, the most by an Illini runner since 1998 ... Led the way for 508 total yards and 378 rushing yards at Syracuse, Illinois' most rushing yards since 1998 ... Part of an offensive line that didn't allow a sack at Syracuse ... Helped pave the way for 277 rushing yards and three touchdowns against Western Illinois ... Protected for 316 passing yards against Mizzou, the best Illini aerial performance since Sept. 20, 2003, against Cal ... Moved to offensive line from defensive tackle during 2007 spring practice.

    2006: Took a medical redshirt year after injuring his knee during the 2005 season.

    2005:Played and started in the first seven games of the season before suffering a season-ending knee injury ... Registered 13 total tackles, two tackles-for-loss, a half-sack and three quarterback hurries for the year ... Had a career game at Indiana, recording three solo stops, 1.5 tackles for loss and a blocked extra point attempt ... Recorded three quarterback hurries in season opener against Rutgers ... Posted a half-sack against San Jose State.

    2004:Played in eight games and started three as a true freshman, collecting six tackles, two QB hurries and one PBU ... Had one solo tackle, two QBH and one PBU vs. Michigan ... Recorded tackles vs. Minnesota, Indiana and at Northwestern.

    High School:: Named to All-State teams by the Chicago Sun-Times, Champaign News-Gazette and Illinois High School Coaches Association ... Recorded 98 tackles, 58 solo stops and 7.5 sacks as a senior ... Also had 17 quarterback hurries, three blocked field goals, three fumble recoveries and five PBUs ... All-Area performer by Chicago Sun-Times, Daily Southtown and Star Newspapers ... Ranked as a Top-25 Illinois recruit by Rivals, ESPN and The Insiders ... SuperPrep All-Region ... Lettered in football and wrestling ... High school coach was Tom Bailey.

    Personal:Full name is Xavier Allen Fulton ... Born on April 18, 1986 ... The son of Glen and Alma Fulton ... Majoring in sociology.


    Career Highs:

    Tackles: 4 at Iowa, 10/1/05 & at Indiana, 10/8/05
    Solos: 3 at Indiana, 10/8/05
    QB Sacks: 0.5 vs. San Jose State, 9/10/05
    TFL: 1.5 at Indiana, 10/8/05
    PBU: 1 vs. Michigan, 10/16/04 & at California, 9/17/05
    QBH: 3 vs. Rutgers, 9/3/05


    Fulton's Statistics:

    Season Totals Rushing Receiving Passing Kick Ret Punt Ret all
    Year no. yds td lg no. yds td lg c-a-i yds td lg no. yds td lg no. yds td lg purp
    2004 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    2005 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    2007 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    2008 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    TOTALS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

    Season Totals Tackles Sacks Fumble Int pass blkd PAT PAT
    Year solo ast total tfl yds no. yds ff fr yds no. yds qbh brup kick kicks rush rcv saf pts
    2004 3 3 6 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    2005 6 7 13 2.0 6 0.5 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 1 0-0 0 0 0 0
    2007 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    2008 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    TOTALS 9 10 19 2.0 6 0.5 2 0 0 0 0 0 5 2 1 0-0 0 0 0 0


    2008 Rushing Receiving Passing Kick Ret Punt Ret all
    Date Opponent no. yds td lg no. yds td lg c-a-i yds td lg no. yds td lg no. yds td lg purp
    Aug 30, 2008 vs. Missouri 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 06, 2008 EASTERN ILLINOIS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 13, 2008 LOUISIANA-LAFAYETTE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 27, 2008 at Penn State 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 4, 2008 at Michigan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 11, 2008 MINNESOTA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Oct. 18, 2008 INDIANA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 25, 2008 at Wisconsin 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Nov 1, 2008 IOWA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Nov 8, 2008 vs. Western Michigan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Nov 15, 2008 OHIO STATE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Nov 22, 2008 at Northwestern 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

    Games played: 12

    2008 Tackles Sacks Fumble Int pass blkd PAT PAT
    Date Opponent solo ast total tfl yds no. yds ff fr yds no. yds qbh brup kick kicks rush rcv saf pts
    Aug 30, 2008 vs. Missouri 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 06, 2008 EASTERN ILLINOIS 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 13, 2008 LOUISIANA-LAFAYETTE 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 27, 2008 at Penn State 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 4, 2008 at Michigan 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 11, 2008 MINNESOTA 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 18, 2008 INDIANA 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 25, 2008 at Wisconsin 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Nov 1, 2008 IOWA 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Nov 08, 2008 vs. Western Michigan 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Nov 15, 2008 OHIO STATE 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Nov 22, 2008 at Northwestern 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0


    2007 Rushing Receiving Passing Kick Ret Punt Ret all
    Date Opponent no. td lg no. yds td lg c-a-i yds td lg no. yds td lg no. yds td lg purp
    Sep 01, 2007 vs Missouri 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 08, 2007 WESTERN ILLINOIS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 15, 2007 at Syracuse 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 22, 2007 at Indiana 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 29, 2007 PENN STATE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 06, 2007 WISCONSIN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Oct. 13, 2007 at Iowa 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 20, 2007 MICHIGAN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 27, 2007 BALL STATE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Nov 03, 2007 at Minnesota 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Nov 10, 2007 at Ohio State 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Nov 17, 2007 NORTHWESTERN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Jan 1, 2007 vs. USC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

    Games played: 13

    2007 Tackles Sacks Fumble Int pass blkd PAT PAT
    Date Opponent solo ast total tfl yds no. yds ff fr yds no. yds qbh brup kick kicks rush rcv saf pts
    Sep 01, 2007 vs Missouri 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 08, 2007 WESTERN ILLINOIS 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 15, 2007 at Syracuse 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 22, 2007 at Indiana 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 29, 2007 PENN STATE 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 06, 2007 WISCONSIN 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct. 13, 2007 at Iowa 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 20, 2007 MICHIGAN 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 27, 2007 BALL STATE 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Nov 03, 2007 at Minnesota 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Nov 10, 2007 at Ohio State 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Nov 17, 2007 NORTHWESTERN 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Jan 1, 2008 vs. USC 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0


    2005 Rushing Receiving Passing Kick Ret Punt Ret all
    Date Opponent no. yds td lg no. yds td lg c-a-i yds td lg no. yds td lg no. yds td lg purp
    Sep 03, 2005 RUTGERS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 10, 2005 SAN JOSE STATE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 17, 2005 at California 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 24, 2005 MICHIGAN STATE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Oct. 1 2005 at Iowa 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 8, 2005 at Indiana 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 22, 2005 PENN STATE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

    Games played: 7

    2005 Tackles Sacks Fumble Int pass blkd PAT PAT
    Date Opponent solo ast total tfl yds no. yds ff fr yds no. yds qbh brup kick kicks rush rcv saf pts
    Sep 03, 2005 RUTGERS 0 2 2 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 10, 2005 SAN JOSE STATE 0 1 1 0.5 2 0.5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 17, 2005 at California 1 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 24, 2005 MICHIGAN STATE 1 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct. 1 2005 at Iowa 1 3 4 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 8, 2005 at Indiana 3 1 4 1.5 4 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 22, 2005 PENN STATE 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0


    2004 Rushing Receiving Passing Kick Ret Punt Ret all
    Date Opponent no. yds td lg no. yds td lg c-a-i yds td lg no. yds td lg no. yds td lg purp
    Sep 18, 2004 WESTERN MICHIGAN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 25, 2004 PURDUE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 02, 2004 at Wisconsin 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 16, 2004 MICHIGAN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 23, 2004 at Minnesota 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 30, 2004 IOWA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Nov 06, 2004 INDIANA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Nov 20, 2004 at Northwestern 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

    Games played: 8

    2004 Tackles Sacks Fumble Int pass blkd PAT PAT
    Date Opponent solo ast total tfl yds no. yds ff fr yds no. yds qbh brup kick kicks rush rcv saf pts
    Sep 18, 2004 WESTERN MICHIGAN 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 25, 2004 PURDUE 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 02, 2004 at Wisconsin 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 16, 2004 MICHIGAN 1 0 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 23, 2004 at Minnesota 1 0 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 30, 2004 IOWA 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Nov 6, 2004 INDIANA 1 0 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Nov 20, 2004 at Northwestern 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0


    (updated 7/09)

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