John Fullington

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John Fullington
Free agent
Personal information
Born: (1991-05-30) May 30, 1991 (age 28)
Bremerton, Washington
Height:6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight:301 lb (137 kg)
Career information
High school:Belfair (WA) North Mason
College:Washington State
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at

John Fullington (born May 30, 1991) is an American football guard who is currently a free agent. He originally signed with the Green Bay Packers as undrafted free agent in 2014.

College career[edit]

Fullington started all 13 games for Washington State as a senior in 2013, opening the first five games at right guard and the final eight at right tackle. He won the Mike Utley Award in 2013 for WSU's offensive lineman of the year. Fullington started the final 43 games of his career, which is tied for the longest streak by an offensive lineman in program history and tied for the second longest by any Cougar.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Green Bay Packers[edit]

Fullington signed with the Green Bay Packers as a rookie free agent on May 13, 2014.[2] He was released on August 30, 2014, for final roster cuts.[3]

San Francisco 49ers[edit]

The San Francisco 49ers signed Fullington to their practice squad on September 1, 2014.[4] He was waived on October 7, 2014.[5]

Arizona Cardinals[edit]

Fullington signed to the Arizona Cardinals' practice squad on December 8, 2014.[6]

He signed a futures contract with the Cardinals on January 5, 2015.[7] He was released on May 5, 2016.[8]

New Orleans Saints[edit]

On July 29, 2016, Fullington signed with the New Orleans Saints. On September 3, 2016, he was waived by the Saints and was re-signed to the practice squad.[9] He signed a reserve/future contract with the Saints on January 2, 2017.[10]

On September 2, 2017, Fullington was waived by the Saints and was signed to the practice squad the next day.[11][12] He was promoted to the active roster on December 29, 2017.[13]

On August 5, 2018, Fullington was waived/injured by the Saints and placed on injured reserve.[14] He was released on August 10, 2018.

Where is he now?[edit]

As of 2018 through 2019, he is a substitute teacher at NMHS (North Mason High School). "I've always wanted to by a gym teacher" states John Fullington, as the North Mason Bulldogs coach, Frank Hepler Jr, is supportive of his decision. Hepler stated Fullington will be coaching North Masons offense line, but hopes Fullington will be able to take a larger role in the future.


  1. ^
  2. ^ John Fullington signs with Green Bay
  3. ^ "Packers release 18, place four on IR". Retrieved May 3, 2016.
  4. ^ 49ers practice squad: John Fullington latest to join the 10-man squad
  5. ^ "49ers Sign G Tiller, Waive T Fullington". October 7, 2014. Retrieved August 23, 2015.
  6. ^ "Cardinals Gear Up For Short Week". Retrieved May 3, 2016.
  7. ^ Arizona Cardinals sign 10 players to future contracts
  8. ^ "Evan Boehm Ready To Compete". Retrieved May 6, 2016.
  9. ^ Katzenstein, Josh. "After cuts, New Orleans Saints have first 53-man roster of 2016".
  10. ^ Teope, Herbie (January 2, 2017). "Garrett Grayson among seven players to sign reserve/future deals with Saints".
  11. ^ "New Orleans Saints make 37 roster moves". September 2, 2017.
  12. ^ "New Orleans Saints announce roster moves". September 5, 2017.
  13. ^ Williams, Charean (December 29, 2017). "Saints waive John Phillips, promote John Fullington".
  14. ^ "New Orleans Saints announce roster moves". August 6, 2018.

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