Joel Foster
Joel  Foster

Austin, TX

High School:
Connally HS

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 240

Offensive Line

Started 10 of 11 games, playing both left and right tackle ... Helped pave the way for Patrick Cobbs to lead the Sun Belt Conference with 1,154 rushing yards and become North Texas’ all-time leading rusher with 4,050 career yards ... Had his best games in the last four games of the season grading out with an average of over 83 in those games ... Best game of the season was against Louisiana Monroe when he graded out at 86 and had eight knock-downs.

Started every game and got better as the season progressed ... Was still learning the ropes at offensive tackle after moving from defensive end ... Graded out better than 80 percent in four of the last five games ... Had his best game of the season in the finale against Arkansas State when he graded out at 89 percent and led the team with 21 knockdowns ... Helped running back Jamario Thomas rush for a school record 1,709 yards and set several NCAA records, including the fastest freshman to 1,000 yards and the number of 200 yard games as a freshman ... Along with his teammates, led the Sun Belt in sacks allowed, giving up just nine, including just five in conference games.

Switched from the offensive line to defensive end and spent much of the season learning the nuances of the new position ... Earned a letter, playing in every game, totaling six tackles ... Had a season-best two tackles each against Louisiana-Lafayette and Arkansas State ... Also had a tackle for loss against Louisiana-Lafayette.

High School/Personal
Earned first-team all-district honors as a junior and senior ... Named first-team all Centex (central Texas) and listed as a top 10 central Texas recruit by the Austin American-Statesman ... Can play either offensive line or tight end ... Two-year letterman in football and track and field ... Born June 14, 1984 in New Brunswick, Canada.

North Texas Mean Green