TSU alum Randy and Gussie Fuller, Focused on Giving Back


Randy Fuller played cornerback in the NFL for six seasons,playing for the Steelers, Broncos, Falcons and Seahawks and is best known for breaking up the Hail Mary pass from Jim Harbaugh (currently the 49ers head coach) in the AFC Championship Game to send the Steelers to their fifth Super Bowl in 1995.

Pro Player Insiders is proud to introduce Randy and his wife Gussie, our newest contributors.

PPI:  When did you first know you wanted to play in the NFL?

Randy: The first time I wanted to play in the NFL I was 9 years old and watching Super Bowl XIII. The Pittsburgh Steelers defeated the Dallas Cowboys 35 – 31. At that point I became a die-hard Steelers fan.

PPI:  Tell us about your road to the NFL?

Randy: I chose to attend a smaller school, Tennessee State University, rather than a larger college. TSU had a rich athletic tradition of producing pro football players. In that light, I became a four year starter at defensive back earning All-Conference as well as All-American honors. After playing in two All-Star games, the Blue-Gray and Senior Bowls, I was the second pick by the Denver Broncos in the 1994 NFL draft.


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