Texas Must Remain Patient for BJ Foster

The University of Texas has eight verbal commitments for the class of 2018. Are they on the verge of landing the highest ranked prospect to date? Safety B.J. Foster checks in as the No 19 overall ranked player in America.

Checking in at 6-foot-2, 180-pounds, defensive back B.J. Foster is everything you would want in a safety prospect.  He is long, lean and fast.  Foster has yet to reach his final playing weight.  Texas fans will watch Foster carry around 200-pounds over the next couple of years.  He is physically gifted and is another player that can do a variety of things in the defensive backfield for the Longhorns.  Texas is in a great position to secure a verbal commitment from the talented Angleton star over the next week and a half.  Head coach Tom Herman and the rest of the Longhorn Nation must remain patient. 

 

Inside the Numbers

 

Four-Star

Safety

6-foot-2, 180-pounds

Angleton (Texas)

Angleton High School

Class of 2018

Scout Overall Rank No 19

Position Rank No 1

Midland S Rank No 1

Texas S Rank No 1

 

Bio Blast

 

Foster will play in the 2017 Under Armour All-America Game. 

 

2016: In an injury-shortened junior season Foster racked up over 600 yards of offense and scored 11 touchdowns. 

 

2015: As a sophomore, Foster ran for 1,032 yards and 16 touchdowns on 10.0 yards per carry. He also caught 11 passes for 220 yards and two touchdowns, averaging 20.0 yards per reception. Foster picked off two passes on defense.

 

Notable Offers

 

LSU Tigers

Michigan Wolverines

Ohio State Buckeyes

Stanford Cardinal

Texas Longhorns

 

Scout.com Take

 

Foster is a force on both sides of the football, and he could be an explosive offensive weapon or a dominating defensive presence once he arrives n the college scene. As an offensive player, he can gash defenses as a running back and cash in long plays. He has great top end speed. His most upside could very well be on the defensive side of the football. He has great height as a defensive back and is rangy. His frame will fill out in time, and he could be a tremendous deep safety, but he also can lock down receivers with his one-on-one coverage skills. - Greg Powers 


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