Roy Foster
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Personal information
Born: (1960-05-24) May 24, 1960 (age 63)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:282 lb (128 kg)
Career information
NFL draft:1982 / Round: 1 / Pick: 24
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played:165
Games started:127

Roy Allen Foster (born May 24, 1960) is an American former professional football player who was an offensive lineman in the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the USC Trojans.

High school career

Foster prepped at Taft High School in Woodland Hills, California and Shawnee Mission West High School in Overland Park, Kansas.

College career

Foster played for the University of Southern California (USC) and was selected to 1981 College Football All-America Team (Consensus selection), and the 1980 College Football All-America Team Foster was the first winner of The Morris Trophy for being the top offensive or defensive lineman in the Pacific-8 conference. He is one of only three Pac-12 Offensive lineman (along with Lincoln Kennedy and Alex Mack) to win the award twice.

Professional career

Foster was a first round pick of the Miami Dolphins in the 1982 NFL Draft. He was a two-time Pro Bowler, in 1985 and 1986, and played in two Super Bowls. He retired with the San Francisco 49ers in 1993. He is the only offensive lineman to have blocked for Joe Montana, Steve Young, and Dan Marino. He also caught a touchdown pass from Dan Marino.[1]


  1. ^ "Roy Foster and his Salty Pound Cake". 2008-05-09. Retrieved 2012-05-13.