Mario Foster
Mario Foster


Biloxi, Miss.

High School:
Biloxi HS

Last College:
Miss. Gulf Coast CC

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 245



2010: Appeared in eight games during junior season ... Finished with 13 total tackles, including 10 solo takedowns ... Opened season with three solo tackles at McNeese State (9/4) ... Had three solo tackles, including one for loss, in home opener with Webber International (9/11).

Junior College: Played for coach Steve Campbell at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College in Perkingston, Miss., helping team compile two-season record of 22-2 and capture two Mississippi Athletic Conference state championships ... Had 24 tackles, including six sacks and two others for losses during sophomore season of 2008 ... Also forced one fumble, recovered two and had 11 quarterback hurries ... Team won the 2007 National Junior College Athletic Association Co-National Championship and finished No. 5 in the final national rankings after defeating Georgia Military College in the inaugural Mississippi Bowl in 2008.

High School: Played high school football for coach Scott Russell at Biloxi HS.

Personal: Mario Foster was born on May 8, 1988, in Boston, Massachusets ... Son of Daricsa Foster ... Has two brothers, Darius and Marcus, and a sister Ashley ... Majoring in criminal justice.


Cardinals host rival McNeese State to close season

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