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Eric Foster biography

Date of birth : 1985-03-05
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Homestead, Florida
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-12-20
Credited as : Football player NFL, defensive tackle for the Colts, Pro Bowl/NFL Draft player

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Eric Foster is an American football defensive tackle for the Indianapolis Colts in the National Football League.

2010: Appeared in 13 games as reserve DL…had one tackle at Houston 9/12…had two tackles and one FR vs. NY Giants 9/19…had four tackles at Denver 9/26…had three tackles at Jacksonville 10/3 and vs. Dallas 12/5…had two tackles vs. Kansas City 10/10…had three tackles and 0.5 sack at Washington 10/17…had one FR vs. Houston 11/1…also was 1-12.0 KOR…had one tackle and one sack at Philadelphia 11/7…had three tackles and one sack vs. Cincinnati 11/14…had two tackles and one sack vs. San Diego 11/28…had one tackle at Tennessee 12/9.

2009: Started five of 16 games, opening three games at RDE, one game at LDT and one game at RDT…had 43 tackles, 33 solo, 2.5 sacks, 12 QB pressures, one FF, one FR and one pass defensed…also had one special teams stop…had four tackles in start at LDT vs. Jacksonville 9/13…had three tackles and 0.5 sack at St. Louis 10/25…started at RDT and had four tackles vs. Houston 11/8…started at RDE and had four tackles, two pressures and one FR vs. Tennessee 12/6…had two tackles, two sacks and one FF at Jacksonville 12/17…was first career multiple-sack game…had career-high-tying seven tackles in start at RDE vs. NYJ 12/27…had three stops in start at RDE at Buffalo 1/3. POST-SEASON: Appeared as reserve DL vs. Baltimore 1/16 in Divisional Playoffs, vs. NYJ 1/24 in AFC Championship Game and vs. New Orleans 2/7 in Super Bowl XLIV…had six tackles…had one tackle vs. Baltimore and three stops vs. NYJ…had two tackles vs. New Orleans.

2008: Appeared in 13 games with 11 starts at LDT…was inactive vs. Detroit 12/14, at Jacksonville 12/18 and vs. Tennessee 12/28…was reserve DT vs. Chicago 9/7 and vs. Jacksonville 9/21…had 49 tackles, 34 solo, and six pressures…had six tackles, five solo, at Houston 10/5 and five tackles, three solo, at Green Bay 10/19…had season-high seven tackles, five solo, vs. New England 11/2…had five tackles, four solo, at Pittsburgh 11/9 and vs. Cincinnati 12/7. POST-SEASON: Was reserve DT in Wild Card Playoffs at San Diego 1/3 and had one stop.


Became first Rutgers defensive player since 1975-76 to earn All-American honors in consecutive seasons…played in 40 career games…had 145 tackles, 33.5 for losses, six passes defensed, two FF, 15 sacks and one interception…was two-time captain…started 13 games as senior…ended career with 26 consecutive starts…had 64 tackles, 23 solo, 15 tackles for losses, seven sacks, one interception, one FF and two FR…started 13 games as junior…recorded 51 tackles, 14 tackles for losses, six sacks, four passes defensed and eight QB pressures…was tied for team lead in tackles for losses and was third in sacks…was First-Team All-America selection by Football Writers Association of America…was Third-Team Associated Press All-America selection…was Honorable Mention All-America and First-Team All-Big East choice…was co-captain and recipient of David Bender Trophy, given annually to top school defensive lineman…as sophomore opened season with eight tackles, 2.5 tackles for losses, at Illinois…sustained season-ending knee injury against Villanova…factored in defensive line rotation as freshman…had 22 tackles in eleven games…had multiple tackles in six games...was redshirted in 2003.


Full name is Eric Foster…born in Homestead, Fla….attended Homestead High School…was All-Dade selection at LB by Miami Herald…led team to 9-4 record and regional final in state playoffs…also played basketball…single…resides in Homestead, Fla.

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