NFL CAREER – Continuing to add depth at the tackle position, the New Orleans Saints added free agent George Foster, a former first-round draft choice. Foster played collegiately at Georgia and possesses extensive starting experience.
CAREER TRANSACTIONS – Released by Cleveland Browns, 8/24/09; Signed by Cleveland, 6/5/09; Waived by Detroit, 6/1/09; Re-signed by Detroit Lions to a one-year contract, 4/6/09; Re-signed by Detroit to a one-year contract, 3/10/08; Traded to Detroit along with RB Tatum Bell and a fifth-round draft choice in the 2007 NFL Draft in exchange for CB Dre’ Bly and a sixth-round draft choice in the 2007 NFL Draft, 3/2/07. Signed by Denver, 7/24/03; Originally selected by Denver Broncos in the first round (20th overall) of the 2003 NFL Draft.
2010– Started all eight games at right tackle for the Omaha Nighthawks of the UFL. 2009 – Went to training camp with Cleveland Browns. 2008 – Played in four games with three starts at right tackle for Detroit...Dressed but did not play in 11 contests and was inactive for one other. 2007 – Saw action in 15 games, including nine starts at right tackle for Denver. 2006 – Played all 16 with 13 starts at right tackle…Helped pave the way for Tatum Bell to rush for 1,025 yards…Member of an offensive line that limited opponents to only 31 sacks for the season. 2005 – Started all 16 games at right tackle…Helped lead the way for Denver to record its second-best rushing season in franchise history with 2,539 yards, which ranked second in the NFL with 158.7 rushing yards per game…Part of an offensive line that allowed the third-fewest sacks in the league for that season, with 23…Blocked for Mike Anderson who rushed for 1,014 yards. 2004 – Appeared in all 16 games at right tackle and did not miss an offensive snap…Member of a line that set a franchise-record by allowing only 15 sacks, which ranked third in the NFL for that season. 2003 – Appeared in one game...Made his NFL debut at Green Bay, Dec. 28.
COLLEGE – Two-year starter and four-year letterman at Georgia (1999-2002) who saw action in 43 games…Played both left and right tackle. Suffered a wrist injury in August of 2002…But returned to the starting lineup for the final nine games of his senior season and played with a cast…Helped the offense rack up 4,761 total yards as a junior. Saw action in every game as a sophomore and redshirt freshman…Majored in recreation and leisure studies.
PERSONAL – Attended Southeast (Macon, Ga.) HS…Named class 4-A first team All-State by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and the Georgia Sports Writers Association. Posted 25 tackles and seven sacks as a senior…Married (Chanita) with five children: Kai, Jordan, Jada, Jersey, and Amber…Born June 9, 1980