Arian Foster

Football Player + Running Back
Born Aug 24, 1986

Arian Foster is an American football running back for the Houston Texans. He was signed by the Texans as an undrafted free agent in 2009 and was added to their active roster from the practice squad on November 17, 2009. He played college football at Tennessee. Foster is known for his signature bow called (Hindu greeting) "Namaste" when he scores a touchdown and he is also considered one of the best running backs in the league.… Read More

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1986 Birth Foster was born August 24, 1986, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, to Carl Foster, a former wide receiver for the University of New Mexico, and Bernadette Sizemore, an administrative assistant for the university. … Read More


2000 13 Years Old His parents divorced in 2000 while he was attending Valley High School in Albuquerque, and in 2002 he moved to San Diego with his father. … Read More
2004 17 Years Old Foster chose to attend Tennessee and was part of the 2004 signing class. … Read More
2005 18 Years Old In his 2005 freshman season, Foster earned the starting job following an injury to Riggs. … Read More
2006 19 Years Old His sophomore season of 2006 saw a slight downturn in production, as Foster was limited for the majority of the season with injuries and missed games against Marshall and Memphis. … Read More


2007 20 Years Old 1 More Event
Tennessee's final game of the season was the 2007 Outback Bowl, in which Foster fumbled with ten minutes remaining deep in Penn State territory. … Read More
…  The combination of factors led to Foster being undrafted at the 2009 NFL Draft; after several teams showed interest in him as a rookie free agent, he chose to sign a contract with the Houston Texans in May 2009 because he thought the situation suited him. … Read More
2010 23 Years Old 1 More Event
After being passed up in rushing yards by Jamaal Charles during the Chiefs last game of the regular season, Foster posted another stunning performance rushing for 180 yards and 2 TD to solidify his spot as the 2010 rushing leader.
2011 24 Years Old 1 More Event
He was invited to the 2011 Pro Bowl, which was his first Pro Bowl.
2012 25 Years Old 1 More Event
He was invited to the 2012 Pro Bowl, which was his second Pro Bowl invite. … Read More
Foster was announced the starting Running Back in the AFC Division for the 2013 Pro Bowl. … Read More
2014 27 Years Old Foster made it his goal after this devastating injury and surgery to enter the 2014 season as a healthy contributor to the Texans. … Read More
2015 28 Years Old 1 More Event
With that accomplishment, Foster was voted to the 2015 Pro Bowl, his fourth in his NFL career. … Read More
2016 29 Years Old 1 More Event
Foster was released by the Texans on March 3, 2016. … Read More
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