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Mason Foster
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Mason Foster

LB

Date of birth
Mar 01, 1989
College
Washington
Height
6-2
Weight
242 Lbs

Bio

Mason Foster is a linebacker for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He played college football at the University of Washington and was drafted in the third round of the 2011 NFL Draft.

EARLY YEARS                     

Foster was born on March 1, 1989 in Seaside, California. At Seaside High School, as a senior, Foster led Seaside High School to the 2006 CIF Central Coast Section small school championship. He played linebacker and quarterback for the team.

He was ranked the 68th-best linebacker recruit in the country according to Rivals.com.

UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

As a sophomore, Foster led the Pac-10 Conference in tackles per game with 8.75 on his way to being named the Huskies’ Defensive MVP. He was an All-Pac-10 honorable mention as well.

As a senior, Foster was second in the nation with 162 tackles and was named an All-American.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS

Considered one of the best linebackers in the draft, Foster was drafted in the third round of the 2011 NFL Draft by the Buccaneers.

As a rookie, he was the opening day starter at middle linebacker. In three seasons, Foster has played in 47 games and made 44 starts. He had a career-high 105 tackles in 2012.

During the 2013 NFL Season, he had a career-high three interceptions. He returned two of those interceptions for TDs. 

Statistics

Stats SOLO AST TOTAL SK QB HIT TFL INT YDS LONG TD FF FRC TD SAF
2013 Regular Season 72 20 92 2.0 6 6 3 122 85 2 1 0 0 0

Game Log

Date Opponent Result SOLO AST TOTAL SK QB HIT TFL INT FF FRC TD
12-28-2014 @ New Orleans Saints New Orleans Saints 20-23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-21-2014 @ Green Bay Packers Green Bay Packers 3-20 1 1 2 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-14-2014 @ Carolina Panthers Carolina Panthers 19-17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-7-2014 @ Detroit Lions Detroit Lions 34-17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11-30-2014 @ Cincinnati Bengals Cincinnati Bengals 13-14 4 2 6 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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