Duke Football BIO
31 Tony Foster
2011: Played in all 12 games with four starting assignments ... received starts against Virginia Tech, Miami, Georgia Tech and North Carolina ... posted 31 tackles and three PBUs on the year ... had a career-high seven tackles at Miami ... carded six stops and two PBUs against North Carolina ... averaged 4.8 tackles per game over the final five weeks of the season ... ranked second on the squad in special teams tackles with 10 ... on the field for 393 total plays.
2010: Played in all 12 games with one starting assignment ... started the season-opener against Elon and caught one pass for 10 yards in the win over the Phoenix ... logged 12 tackles on special teams ... on the field for 221 total snaps including 47 offensive plays.
2009: Played in all 12 games on special teams ... credited for 13 tackles along with one fumble recovery ... led the team in special teams tackles ... on the gridiron for 144 plays.
2008: Did not see game action.
Prior to Duke: Two-year letterman at Williams under Sam Story ... as a senior, caught 68 passes for 1,091 yards and nine TDs and earned all-conference honors ... all-region pick in 2007 by the Burlington Times-News ... helped Williams to a 14-2 record and berth in the state championship game as a sophomore and a 9-6 mark and appearance in the state semifinals as a junior ... caught one pass for 14 yards in the 72nd annual Shrine Bowl on December 15, 2007 ... also participated in basketball and track and field ... all-conference selection as a sprinter in track and field.
Personal: Son of Chery Foster and Glenn Johnson ... born April 20, 1990 ... uncle, Mitchell Foster, played basketball at St. John’s University ... cousin, Stanley Foster, wrestled at East Stroudsburg University ... double majoring in sociology while minoring in cultural anthropology.