Scheelhaase, Hull, Kynard and Brown Voted 2013 Captains
Photos from Illinois Football's 2013 postseason awards banquet, Dec. 8, 2013, at I Hotel. (Mark Jones/Illinois Athletics)
High School: Three-star recruit by Rivals, Scout, ESPN and 247 Sports ... Won four letters in football and track and field while at Richwoods ... Totaled 6,401 yards (No. 5 in career rushing yards in Illinois history) and 78 touchdowns (73 rushing) with an average of 7.8 yards per carry during his high school career ... Had 13 career games with more than 200 yards rushing and 14 career TD runs of 50 yards or longer ... Rushed for at least 100 yards in 33 of 41 career games ... As a senior, rushed 236 times for 1,749 yards and 21 touchdowns ... As a junior in 2011, rushed 333 times for 2,421 yards (No. 10 single-season in Illinois history) and 33 touchdowns ... As a sophomore in 2010, rushed 232 times for 2,004 yards and 22 touchdowns ... As a freshman in 2009, rushed 20 times for 227 yards and two touchdowns ... Earned Champaign News-Gazette all-state honors as a sophomore, junior and senior ... Named All-State by the Illinois High School Football Coaches Association as a senior ... Earned Peoria all-area and Mid-State 6 All-Conference honors as a sophomore, junior and senior ... Was Peoria Journal-Star Player of the Year as a junior and senior, the first repeat winner since the inception of the award in 1985 ... Played in the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl All-Star game, where he served as team captain of his team.
Personal: Born April 19, 1994...Mother is Mindy Sullivan and father is James Foster ... Majoring in recreation, sport and tourism ... Cousin, Charles Mann, played for the Washington Redskins ... Was a volunteer helping children at Friendship House ... Biggest thrill in sports was being selected captain of his football team ... Favorite athlete is NFL running back Adrian Peterson, saying "he inspires to bring the best of out me." ... Nominated for the African American Hall of Fame Museum in Peoria ...Most influential person in his life is his mother and has a goal of taking care of her some day.
Updated July 2013