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Marvin Foster 94
Marvin Foster

Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Fort Worth, Texas

High School:
North Crowley

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 300

Position:
Defensive Lineman

Experience:
2L

Major:
Health Sciences


• 2012 - SEC Academic Honor Roll

• 2011 - Spring Team Most Improved Defensive Lineman

• 2010 - 2nd-Team Academic All-Big 12

2013 OUTLOOK

Talented prospect who has had a hard time avoiding the injury bug throughout his career, but he'll have a chance to earn some playing time in the fall with a strong camp, where he begins listed at No. 2 on the depth chart at the tackle spot.

2012 SEASON

Contributed to the depth of the defensive line as a junior, and saw action in 10 games overall ... Ended with a career-high eight tackles on the season ... Registered a pair of tackles in games against Syracuse and earlier in the year against Southeastern Louisiana ... Also had single-tackle outings against Arizona State, at South Carolina, at Central Florida and at Texas A&M ... Was named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll for his outstanding work in the classroom.

2011 SEASON

Saw action in four games, making three tackles on the season...

2010 SEASON

Recovered nicely from his pre-season pectoral muscle injury, and earned his first letter for the Tigers, as he played in 10 games in reserve duty ... Was credited with two tackles, notching single stops in games against Kansas State and again in the 2010 Insight Bowl against Iowa.

2009 SEASON

Standout prep defensive end who was moved to the interior and was making nice strides before suffering a season-ending knee injury in practice early in the year ... Worked hard to get healthy and did an outstanding job during the rehabilitation process while taking a redshirt season and supporting his teammates from the sideline.

HIGH SCHOOL

ESPN.com said he displays good quickness off the ball and that he has a good motor and is a very high-energy player who is a solid tackler ... Won co-MVP of District 3-5A as a senior for his play that included 74 tackles, 22 tackles for loss and 6 quarterback sacks from the defensive end position ... Also named a 2nd-Team All-State defensive end as a senior, as well as earning Academic All-State honors ... Had 67 tackles, 13 tackles for loss and 4 quarterback sacks as a junior, and 1st-Team All-District honors that year ... Was named the district sophomore player of the year in 2006 as he made 56 tackles, 11 tackles for loss and 3 quarterback sacks ... High school coach - Mike Papas.

PERSONAL

Parents - Marvin & Cynthia Foster ... Father played football at TCU, and older brother, Marquay, played football at the University of Houston, and has played in the NFL for the Miami Dolphins and New Orleans Saints ... Has been a straight A student since beginning public schooling, and was on his school's honor roll all four years ... Is majoring in health sciences at Mizzou ... Lists hobbies as bowling, video games and reading ... Chose Mizzou over Oklahoma State, Texas A&M, Stanford, TCU and Baylor, among others ... Lists the family-like atmosphere and the town of Columbia as primary draws to the Mizzou campus.

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