55 Jerome Foster

Jerome Foster Ohio State
usaUnited States
Detroit, MI
High School
Past Teams
Ohio State
1980, 1981, 1982

Major: Industrial Technology (1981-82)

Weight: 258 (1982), 260 (1981), 244 (1980)

1982 Media Guide: One of the top tackles in college football … quick, active and extremely strong … has been a first-team all-Big Ten selection the past two years … has started 33 games for Ohio State … a relentless pass rusher … bench presses 375 pounds, lifts 700 pounds from the squat … one of three defensive captains in 1982.

1981: Led the team in tackles-for-loss with 12 … played 303.5 minutes.

1981 Media Guide: Two-year starter at defensive tackle … extremely quick for his size … the strongest man on the team … one of the top tackles in college football.

1980: Played 313 minutes, second only to Marcus Marek among all returnees … chosen “Top Defensive Lineman” on the team … first team all-Big Ten selection by Associated Press … made 83 tackles and led the team in tackles for a loss with 12.

1979: Decided not to return to college in the fall of 1979 but changed his mind and reported two weeks late and out of shape … was not ready to play the opener with Syracuse and played only seven minutes in the second game with Minnesota, when injuries struck down several tackles … became a starter in the third game and was a standout by midseason … was a major reason for Ohio State’s dramatic improvement on defense over the 1978 season … made 64 tackles and had eight lost yardage plays … played 240 minutes.

1978: Saw no game action as a freshman.

High School: An all-Michigan tackle at Kettering High in Detroit … won letters in football, track and swimming.



SeasonTeamGGSTklSoloAsstTFLTFL YdsSacksSack YdsFFFRIntInt YdsPBUBlkDef TD
1980Ohio State12NA8346371231NANA1100100
1981Ohio State12126639271268545NA100NANA0
1982Ohio State121277502711294200110NA00