|Date of birth:||May 24, 1960|
|Place of birth:||Los Angeles, California|
|Height:||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|NFL Draft:||1982 / Round: 1 / Pick: 24|
San Francisco 49ers
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High school career
Foster prepped at Taft High School in Canoga Park, California and Shawnee Mission West High School in Overland Park, Kansas.
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.
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.
- 08:32 (2008-05-09). "Roy Foster and his Salty Pound Cake". Nfl.com. http://www.nfl.com/videos/nfl-network-total-access/09000d5d8083dadc/Salty-pound-cake?module=HP11_cp. Retrieved 2012-05-13.
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