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Reggie Foster
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Reggie Foster 23144
Position: Safety
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 195
Year: Redshirt Freshman
City/State: Long Beach, Calif.
High School: Millikan
Experience: Redshirt

AT COLORADO: This Season (Fr.-RS)—Enters the fall listed third at free safety.  In the spring game, he had one tackle and teamed with Lionel Harris to block a punt; he had a quarterback sack on a blitz in another scrimmage.

2005 (Fr.)—Redshirted; he did not see any game action but dressed for seven games including the Champs Sports Bowl.  He enrolled in January and thus was able to participate in spring drills.  He suffered a broken hand in the second-to-last practice and had to undergo surgery, but he returned at full health for fall drills.


HIGH SCHOOL—A team captain his senior season and three-year starter at quarterback, he was a SuperPrep All-Far West performer and a Prep Football Report All-West honoree, while Rivals.com ranked him the No. 51 in the country in its special athlete category.  SuperPrep also tabbed him as the No. 49 player in California (ninth DB) and PFR had him as the West’s No. 71 overall player (10th DB).  He earned first-team all-conference honors (Harry J. Moore League) at quarterback as both a junior and senior, and first-team accolades at safety his junior year.  He was also a three-year letterman and recipient of the Coach’s Award, an honor similar to CU’s prestigious Victory Club that rewards outstanding play.  As a senior, he racked up 900 yards and 17 touchdowns on 95 rushing attempts, while he also threw for 1,200 yards, 15 touchdowns and just five interceptions.  In limited action at cornerback/rover, he totaled 11 tackles (10 solo), including three for loss, one forced and one recovered fumble, and one pass deflection.  During his junior campaign in an option offense, he had 875 rushing yards, with a long run of 85 yards and 13 scores on 110 carries.  Splitting time at safety and cornerback, he finished with 80 tackles (32 solo), eight tackles for loss, two sacks, three forced fumbles (two recoveries), four hurries and three PBU’s. His sophomore year, he totaled 790 rushing yards, with a long run of 50 and 13 touchdowns on 105 carries.  At cornerback, he complied 45 total stuffs (15 solo), along with 16 tackles for loss, two sacks, four forced fumbles, four recovered fumbles, four quarterback pressures and six pass deflections.  Top games: In a 48-21 win over Wilson his junior year, he rushed 13 times for 185 yards and three touchdowns and passed for 80 yards and another score, while racking up 13 tackles (8 solo), two for losses and three PBU’s; in a 58-14 loss to Long Beach-Poly his senior season, he rushed for 100 yards and two TDs on just eight carries, and threw for 95 yards; then in a 42-6 win over Downey, he scampered for 125 yards and three touchdowns on just 11 attempts.  Millikan was 4-6 his senior year, a conference second best 7-3 his junior season and 6-4 his sophomore year under coach Kirk Diago.  He also lettered twice in track, as he competed in the 100-meters (11.0), 200-meters (22.5) and long jump (19-0).                    


ACADEMICS—He is majoring in sociology at Colorado.  He owned a 3.1 grade point average as a prep and was an honor roll student his junior year. 


PERSONAL—He was born July 5, 1986 in Bellflower, Calif.  Hobbies include playing video games, playing basketball and singing (one day he would like to produce music or take on a professional singing career).  He lived in Okanogan, Japan from ages 3-6 when his father was in the military reserve.  He has a famous uncle, as Ronnie Lott had a tremendous NFL career with the 49ers, Raiders, Jets and Chiefs, and is currently enshrined in the NFL Hall of Fame.  He originally signed with CU in the 2004 recruiting class, but could not enroll due to his test scores.  He stayed home in California and earned a qualifying score and enrolled at CU in January ‘05.

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