Former Clemson Football Player CJ Fuller Dies at 22

Former Clemson Football Player CJ Fuller Dies at 22

CJ Fuller, a former Clemson soccer participant, died Wednesday (Oct. 3).

Gill Payne, the athletic director at Easley Excessive College, the place Fuller was a star participant and led his group to the state playoffs three consecutive years, confirmed his dying to a number of media shops. He was 22 years previous.

How did he die? What was his reason for dying? In response to stories, particulars concerning Fuller’s dying, together with an official trigger, haven’t but been launched.

CJ Fuller, left, and Deon Cain, proper, rejoice Clemson’s win towards Ohio State, Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016, in Glendale, Ariz. Clemson received 31-Zero to advance to the BCS championship sport on Jan. ninth towards Alabama. (AP Photograph)

Fuller performed for Clemson between 2014 and 2017 and was a part of the 2016 Nationwide Championship profitable group. He redshirted in 2014 earlier than accumulating 599 yards and dashing on 147 carries with 5 touchdowns over the following three seasons. He additionally racked up 290 yards on 17 profession kickoff returns.

Fuller, whose place was working again, introduced again in February that he deliberate to switch to a different faculty for his closing season of eligibility.

The next month, Fuller was arrested, alongside along with his former Clemson teammate Jadar Johnson and his former Easley Excessive teammate Quaven Ferguson (a former Duke soccer participant), in reference to an armed theft at an house.

Clemson police mentioned the three soccer gamers knocked on the sufferer’s door, pressured their method in and took money and a cellular phone. The trio was charged with armed theft and possessing a weapon whereas committing against the law.

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