American Football Database
Roy Foster
Date of birth: (1960-05-24) May 24, 1960 (age 62)
Place of birth: Los Angeles, California
Career information
Position(s): Guard
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
College: USC
NFL Draft: 1982 / Round: 1 / Pick: 24
 As player:
Miami Dolphins
San Francisco 49ers
Career highlights and awards
Pro Bowls: 2
Playing stats at

Roy Allen Foster (born May 24, 1960) is a former professional American football offensive lineman.

High school career

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

College career

Foster played for the University of Southern California 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 12 (pac-8 at the time) 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

He was a first round NFL Draft pick of the National Football League Miami Dolphins in the 1982 NFL Draft and a 2-time Pro Bowler in 1985 and 1986 and played in two Super Bowls. He retired with the San Francisco 49ers in 1993. He is known to be the only offensive lineman to have blocked for Joe Montana, Steve Young, and Dan Marino, and also caught a touchdown pass from Dan Marino.[1]


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