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Jeff Foster

Position Wide Receiver
Height 6'2''
Weight 200 lbs.
Class Senior
Hometown Cedar Rapids, Iowa
High School Jefferson HS/Northern Iowa

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Academic All-Big 12 (2006) Academic All-Big 12 (2005) 2006 (Jr.): Played in all 12 games at wide receiver and on special teams… Caught his only pass of the season — a 31-yarder — against Colorado… Earned Academic All-Big 12 First Team honors… Named to the Athletic Director[apos]s 3.0-3.99 Honor Roll for the third straight year. 2005 (So.): Lined up at wide receiver in all 11 regular-season games including a starting nod against Louisiana Tech… Totaled four catches for 70 yards and a touchdown… Recorded his best game with two grabs for 70 yards at Texas… Hauled in his lone TD reception versus Florida Atlantic… Long reception was a 27-yard catch at Texas… Named to the Athletic Director[apos]s 3.0-3.99 Honor Roll for the second time… An Academic All-Big 12 First Team selection. 2004 (Fr.): A walk-on who worked out with the practice squad… Named offensive scout team player of the week after the Iowa State match up… A member of the Athletic Director[apos]s Honor Roll. 2003 (RS at Northern Iowa): Redshirted for the Gateway Conference champion Northern Iowa Panthers… Coached by Mark Farley. High School: A graduate of Thomas Jefferson HS in Cedar Rapids, Iowa… Recorded 45 receptions for 545 yards and six touchdowns… Averaged 24.5 yards as a kick-off return man during his senior season… Earned most valuable offensive player honors for the J-Hawks… Named first-team all-metro, first-team All-Mississippi Valley Conference and honorable mention all-state… Recorded his best game when he hauled in 11 catches for 169 yards and two touchdowns… Coached by Jim Womochil… A member of the National Honor Society. Personal: Born in Kansas City, Mo… An exercise science major… Would like to become a doctor of osteopathy… Hobbies include singing in a band and personal training… Son of Barry and Mary Foster…. Has two brothers (one at KU) and one sister. Favorites: Best part of football – The mental aspect of reading and understanding the game as it happens, as well as seeing a sold out Memorial Stadium; Athlete – Ed McCaffrey; Non-Sports Hero – My grandpa (because he is a World War II veteran, a KU alum and an outstanding father and friend); Movie – Shawshank Redemption; TV Show – 24; Food – Italian; Best thing about KU – The beautiful campus and tradition