6  Billy Foster
Billy Foster

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Ft. Lauderdale, FL

High School:
Stranahan HS

Last College:
Col. of Sequoias

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 185

Position:
WR

Birthdate:
01/04/1989

Experience:
1L


10/25/2014

Memphis Postgame Notes vs SMU

12/16/2011

Sixteen Tigers to Graduate Saturday

Commencement to be held at FedExForum

12/02/2011

Seniors Honored At 2011 Highland Hundred Post-Season Banquet

11/24/2011

Tigers Close Out Season With Black and Blue Bowl In Hattiesburg

11/17/2011

Memphis Falls 23-22 in Final Home Game

Frank Trotter led a Tiger defense that forced six turnovers and recovered four fumbles

11/17/2011

Memphis vs. Marshall

Memphis vs. Marshall at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium on Nov. 17, 2011.

11/12/2011

Memphis Football vs UAB

Photos from the Memphis-UAB football game on Nov. 12, 2011.

11/06/2010

Memphis vs. Tennessee

Memphis vs. Tennessee at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium on November 6, 2010

09/11/2010

Memphis at East Carolina, 9/11/10

Photos of the Memphis vs. ECU game, 9/11/10. Photos by Rob Goldberg.

2010:


Came back from major ankle injury and was a play-maker for the offense in 2010...Saw action in 11 games, with starts in seven contests...Posted a reception in all but two games he played in...Missed the Louisville game with an injury...Posted multiple receptions in four games, with a high of three catches versus Tennessee...Registered 175 yards on 14 catches on the year...Also rushed for 41 yards on nine carries...Returned kicks in four games and posted two 100-yard return games...Logged 160 yards on seven returns in the season opener versus Mississippi State...Had a high return of 32 yards against the Bulldogs...The 160 yards tied for fifth all-time in school history, while his seven returns against both Mississippi State and East Carolina ranked tied for sixth...Rolled off 111 yards on seven retuns in the second game of the season against East Carolina...Finished the season ranked fourth on the team in all-purpose yards with 539...Was second on the team in kick returns with 17 for 323 yards and an average of 19 yards per return.

2009:


Was sidelined for the 2009 season after suffering a major ankle injury that required surgery during fall camp...Was able to practice fully during the spring session.

Academic Highlights:


Was a member of the Tiger 3.0 Club for the fall 2010 semester.

Junior College:


Played two seasons for coach Curtis Allen at College of the Sequoias...Played in 10 games in 2008...Led COS with 30 catches for 355 yards and three touchdowns...Had a long reception of 85 yards last season...Caught a season-high six passes against West Hills...Scored two receiving TDs versus Sierra...One of just three COS receivers to tally multiple touchdown receptions...Also rushed for 216 yards and three touchdowns on 31 carries...Scored twice from the run against Hartnell...Posted a long run of 58 yards...Completed 4-of-7 pass attempts...Versatile athlete who also totaled 108 yards on eight punt returns...Led COS in kick returns, rolling off 573 yards and one touchdown on 21 returns...Ranked second on the team in scoring with 42 points...Led the team in all-purpose yardage with 1,252 total yards...Named All-Valley Conference as a return specialist in `08...Was a receiver for current Tiger QB Arkelon Hall at COS in 2007...Played in 10 games as a freshman, registering 12 catches for 168 yards...Second on the squad in kickoff return yards with 244 on 13 returns...Was fourth on the team in all-purpose yards with 466.

Prep:


Played quarterback for coach Roderick Taplin at Stranahan HS...Scored on a 63-yard run against South Plantation...Finished the game with 106 yards rushing...Earned team's player of the year honors at SHS...Named honorable mention All-Broward 6A-4A by the Miami Herald as a senior...Logged an 85-yard kickoff return for a touchdown in 2005 in a 42-32 win over Plantation.

Personal:


Ralph C. Foster is the son of Billy Canion and Bonita Hargrett...Born January 4, 1989, in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

Foster's Career Receiving Statistics
YR G/S NO YDS AVG TDS LG
2010 11/7 14 175 12.5 0 64
Foster's Career Rushing Statistics
YR G/S NO YDS AVG TDS LG
2010 11/7 9 41 4.6 0 16
Foster's Kick Return Statistics
YR G NO YDS TD LG AVG
2010 11/7 17 323 0 32 19.0
Foster's Career Highs
Receptions: 3 (vs. Tennessee, 2010)
Receiving Yards: 80 (vs. UCF, 2010)
Long Reception: 64 (vs. UCF, 2010)
Rushes: 3 (at UAB, 2010)
Rushing Yards: 16 (at East Carolina, 2010)
Long Rush: 16 (at East Carolina, 2010)
Kick Returns: 7 (2x, last at East Carolina, 2010)
Kick Return Yards: 160 (at Mississippi State, 2010)
Long Kick Return: 32 (at Mississippi State, 2010)
All Purpose Yards: 175 (at Mississippi State, 2010)
Foster's Game-By-Game Receiving
Date Opponent NO YDS AVG TDS LG
9/4/10 Miss. State 2 15 7.5 0 15
9/11/10 East Carolina 1 35 35.0 0 35
9/18/10* Middle Tennessee 2 11 5.5 0 6
9/25/10* UTEP 1 3 3 0 3
10/2/10 Tulsa 0 0 0.0 0 0
10/9/10 Louisville -DNP-
10/16/10* Southern Miss 1 0 0.0 0 0
10/30/10* Houston 0 0 0.0 0 0
11/6/10* Tennessee 3 29 9.6 0 17
11/13/10* Marshall 1 -2 -2.0 0 0
11/20/10* UAB 1 4 4.0 0 4
11/27/10 UCF 2 80 40.0 0 64
Foster's Game-By-Game Rushing
Date Opponent NO YDS AVG TDS LG
9/4/10 Miss. State 0 0 0.0 0 0
9/11/10 East Carolina 1 16 16.0 0 16
9/18/10* Middle Tennessee 1 7 7.0 0 7
9/25/10* UTEP 2 8 4.0 0 8
10/2/10 Tulsa 0 0 0.0 0 0
10/9/10 Louisville -DNP-
10/16/10* Southern Miss 0 0 0.0 0 0
10/30/10* Houston 1 1 1.0 0 1
11/6/10* Tennessee 1 5 5.0 0 5
11/13/10* Marshall 0 0 0.0 0 0
11/20/10* UAB 3 4 1.3 0 4
11/27/10 UCF 0 0 0.0 0 0
Foster's Game-By Game Kick Return
Date Opponent NO YDS TD LG AVG
9/4/10 Miss. State 7 160 0 32 22.9
9/11/10 East Carolina 4 111 0 22 15.9
9/18/10 Middle Tennessee 2 37 0 22 18.5
9/25/10 UTEP 1 15 0 15 15.0
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