Fulton (6-5, 323) played in 47 games at the University of Tennessee, serving primarily as the school's starter at right guard. He started three-consecutive seasons with the Vols (2011-13), where he was part of an offense that consistently ranked among the NCAA's best in multiple offensive categories.
In 2012, Fulton was recognized by the SEC as he earned Offensive Lineman of the Week honors. Prior to attending Tennessee, he played guard at Homewood-Flossmoor High School in Homewood, Illinois. Fulton's younger brother (Xavier Fulton) is currently serving on the Saskatchewan Roughriders roster in the CFL.