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Steven Foster - Football - Kansas Jayhawks

Steven Foster

Position Fullback
Height 6'1''
Weight 257 lbs.
Class Freshman
Hometown Sedgwick, Kan.
High School Sedgwick HS

Career Honors: 2008: Academic All-Big 12 Second Team.

2009 (So.): Converted to defensive line after spending the previous season at fullback… Played as a reserve in 11 games and made nine tackles… Forced a fumble at Texas.

2008 (Fr.): Academic All-Big 12 Second Team… Saw limited time as a backup fullback and on special teams… Recorded two tackles on special teams play.

2007 (RS): Redshirted his first year at Kansas.

High School: The fourth-best fullback prospect in the nation according to ESPN.com… Earned all-state honors as both a running back and linebacker all four seasons of his high school career… Named an all-state running back by the Kansas Football Coaches Association following the 2006 season… Ran for 1,769 yards in 2006… Collected more than 1,800 rushing yards and scored 22 touchdowns as a senior… Rushed for 975 yards on 132 carries during the 2005 season… Averaged 7.4 yards per carry and scored 12 touchdowns his junior year… Is the school[apos]s career and single-season record holder in rushing yards, touchdowns and points scored… Ranked as the nation[apos]s 12th-best fullback prospect by Rivals.com… Is the school[apos]s all-time leader in career tackles… Posted 125 total tackles including one sack as a linebacker in 2006… Had a 91-yard interception return for a touchdown… Earned varsity letters in football, wrestling and track for the Cardinals… Coached in football by Jeff Werner… A three-time Heart of America League wrestling champion and the Kansas 3-2-1A 215 State Champion Wrestler as a junior (36-1 record) after placing second in 2005 as a sophomore and sixth in 2004 as a freshman… Was a sophomore national wrestling champion and junior national runner-up.

Personal: Born in Wichita, Kan… Major is sociology… Would like to coach in the future… Hobbies include playing video games and spending time with friends… Son of Steve and Loretta Foster and Tom and Kristie Baker…. Has 11 brothers and sisters… Uncle Randy Foster played basketball at KU… Brother played football at Hutchinson Junior College.

Up Close: Favorite Athlete – Adrian Peterson, Favorite Activity Other Than Football – Chillin[apos], Post-College Dream (other than NFL) – High school athletics director, Football is… My way to go to school.

Defense G UT AT Total FF
2008 8 2 0 2 0
2009 11 5 4 9 1
Totals 19 7 4 11 1