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Brooks Foster: Short Snippets On The Newest New York Jet

David posted the signing earlier today, and that meant something to research, which is always a good way to spend the evening (not being sarcastic, this is my favourite part of writing for GGN)

  • Played for North Carolina, and was drafted in the 5th round of the 2009 draft by the St Louis Rams.
  • Ran a sub 4.4 40 at the combine and set the all time record for bench presses with 27. Set a school record for receivers bench press by lifting 405lb's.
  • Made 10+ appearances in each of his last 3 seasons with North Carolina, but only made two starts.
  • Regarded as one of the Tar Heels best special teams players throughout his career at North Carolina.
  • Recorded 30 catches for 334 yards and 2 touchdowns as a senior
  • Recorded 29 catches for 417 yards and 2 touchdowns as a Junior.
  • Recorded 38 catches for 486 yards and 1 touchdown as a Sophomore.
  • Underwent knee surgery following his final game for North Carolina against Duke but was back playing in time for the Rams off-season work outs
  • Didn't accumulate any statistics in 2009 playing with the St Louis Rams. Landed on injured reserve after turning his ankle in a game against the New York Jets.
  • Named one of North Carolina's offensive players of the week on two occasions during his Senior season.
  • Mainly drafted because of his size/speed/athleticism combination, despite his lack of elite production at North Carolina, a team loaded with offensive weapons.
  • Was a walk on for the North Carolina basketball team in 2005 and played 5 games for the eventual NCAA champions.