In line to be the next great cornerback for the Tigers ... Returns as the top cover cornerback in the Southeastern Conference, allowing only six first downs or touchdowns in coverage for all of 2018 ... Tremendous speed and cover skills ... A ball hawk with great hands and instincts ... Just as aggressive against the run as he is defending the pass ... Made an immediate impact in his return to the field in 2018 after sitting out the 2017 season ... Scheduled to graduate in December with a degree in sports administration. ... Has played in 13 games in career, starting 10 times ... 27 career tackles to go along with one tackle for loss and an interception.
JUNIOR SEASON (2018)
Played and started 10 games ... Missed final three games of season with an injury, which he suffered against Arkansas ... Finished season with 25 tackles, 1.0 tackles for loss, nine pass breakups, an interception and a forced fumble ... Teamed with Greedy Williams to give LSU the best pair of starting cornerbacks in the college football ... Returned to the field after a year away from game action in win over Miami and responded with three tackles and two pass breakups ... Had career-best five tackles the following week against Southeastern Louisiana ... Had a tackle and an interception in win over No. 2 Georgia ... Interception against Georgia came at the Bulldog 23-yard line and led to a LSU field goal and a 19-3 Tiger lead early in the third quarter ... Other games with at least two pass breakups came against Louisiana Tech and Ole Miss ... Had a tackle for a 7-yard loss in win over Arkansas ... Ranked fourth in the SEC in passes defended (breakups plus interceptions) with 10.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2017)
Did not see any game action in 2017 ... Practiced with the team each day.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2016)
Played in three games with no starts ... Saw action in wins over Missouri, Southern Miss and Louisville ... Had a tackle against both Missouri and Southern Miss.
Five-star prospect by 247Sports and garnered four-stars from Rivals, Scout and ESPN as a senior at Rummel High School in 2015 ... Listed as the No. 1 overall prospect in Louisiana by Rivals and 247Sports ... Named the No. 3 corner in the nation according to Scout ... Rated No. 27 in the ESPN 300 ... Regarded as the No. 3 corner in the nation and the No. 3 player in Louisiana by ESPN ... Ranked No. 3 in the NOLA.com “Nifty Fifty” ... Played in the 2016 Under Armour Game ... Member of the New Orleans Advocate Super Dozen and recognized in the All-USA Louisiana team as a first team defensive selection ... Earned Defensive Player of the Year honors on the New Orleans Times Picayune All-Metro list in 2015 ... LSWA Class 5A first team all-state in 2015 ... Named the New Orleans Advocate's Defensive Player of the Year as a junior in 2014 with 11 interceptions, 27 tackles and eight passes defended despite missing first three games of season with an injury ... Had three interceptions in his game against Holy Cross and returned one for a touchdown as a junior ... Followed that with two interceptions the next week in a 45-24 win over Brother Martin ... Helped Rummel to a 12-2 overall mark and a berth in the Louisiana Division I State Championship Game in 2015 ... Rummel went 11-2 in 2014 and reached the semifinals of the 5A playoffs ... Coached by Jay Roth.
Parents are Michelle and Keith Fulton ... Born Sept. 3, 1998 ... Majoring in sport administration.
Kristian Fulton’s Career Highs
Tackles: 5 vs. Southeastern Louisiana, 2018
Tackles for Loss: 1.0 vs. Arkansas, 2018
Interceptions: 1 vs. Georgia, 2018
Pass Breakups: 2, 3x (Last: vs. Ole Miss, 2018; First: vs. Louisiana Tech, 2018)