An All-American defensive back in 1974, Mike Fuller was one of Auburn's all-time leading punt returners. He returned 30 punts for 502 yards and three touchdowns in 1974, which ranked him fourth in the nation. Also in 1974, Fuller returned two punts for touchdowns in a 52-6 rout of Chattanooga and returned a punt 52 yards for a touchdown in Auburn's 24-20 win over Mississippi State. During his junior year, 1973, Fuller was second in the nation in punt returns averaging 19.1 yards. After leaving Auburn, he played with San Diego and Cincinnati of the NFL and Birmingham of the WFL.