B.J. Foster is a 6-foot-2 196 pound safety and running back that preps at Angleton High School in Angleton, Texas (Class of 2018). Foster played in just six games as a junior due to knee injury, but he impressed in those games with 56 carries for 576 yards (10.2 avg) and seven touchdowns, and nine receptions for 93 yards (10.3 avg) and two more scores. In 2015 he was a first-team all-district selection at running back and safety and was named the District 24-5A Utility MVP as a sophomore.
Foster is rated 4-stars by Scout, Rivals, and ESPN (grade of 86). Scout and ESPN both rate him as the No. 1 safety in the nation, while Rivals rate him No. 2 nationally. He has scholarship offers to Arizona, Baylor, Georgia, Houston, Indiana, LSU, Memphis, Michigan, Michigan State, Minnesota, Mississippi, Nebraska, North Carolina, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Penn State, Stanford, Tennessee, Texas, Texas A&M, TCU, Texas-San Antonio, and Texas Tech. Foster is a 2018 Under Armour All-America Game selection.
|Hometown:||Angleton, Texas||High School:||Angleton|
|Class:||2018||HT/WT:||6’2”, 196 lbs.|
|Position:||Safety, Running Back||40 time:||4.5|
|Profiles:||MaxPreps, HUDL||Bench:||265 pounds|
|Rivals:||(4 / 5)|
|Scout:||(4 / 5)|
|ESPN:||(4 / 5)|
|Average:||(4 / 5)|
I caught up with B.J. to ask him about his recruitment:
D1 Recruiting: What are the things you are looking for in a school?
Foster: The culture and building an ultimate team. Also great coaches, great environment, and great fans
D1 Recruiting: Who is showing you the most love right now?
Foster: Texas and LSU
D1 Recruiting: What are some of your favorite things?
Foster: Skippa da Flippa and Lil Durk, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, pasta, and the movie Seabiscuit
D1 Recruiting: What are your greatest accomplishments?
Foster: Making my team better and making my family proud
D1 Recruiting: Who do you seek to emulate on the field?
Foster: Nobody, I’m my own player. I learn from watching YouTube videos
D1 Recruiting: Is there anything most people don’t know about you?
Foster: I’m a cowboy and love horses
- No. 17 B.J. Foster talks LSU, Texas – Gerry Hamilton, ESPN, March 22, 2017
- B.J. Foster, nation’s top 2018 safety, surprised by his status, in no hurry to commit – Ryan Green, Gridiron Now, February 9, 2017
- 5-star RB BJ Foster includes Michigan and Ohio State in his top 5 – Chris Kwiecinski, Land of 10, November 2016
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