COLLEGE CAREER – With their second round selection of the 2023 NFL Draft, the New Orleans Saints addressed the defensive line with a productive defender with the 40th overall selection. While with the Saints, the team will look to use his talent, size, strength and speed to the advantage of the defensive line rotation as he adapts to the pro game. During his four collegiate seasons at Notre Dame, where he is the school's all-time sack leader with 26.5 sacks, Foskey finished with career totals of 122 tackles (74 solo), 31.5 stops for loss, seven forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries, two passes defensed and four blocked punts.
2022 – A Walter Camp and AFCA first-team All-American and Associated Press, FWAA and CBS Sports/247 Sports second-team All American….In all 12 games he appeared in and started, recorded 45 tackles and led team with 11 sacks for the second straight season, adding 14 tackles for loss, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery…Had four tackles, two stops for loss and 1.5 sacks vs. California, Sept. 17…Finished with five tackles, a stop for loss and a split sack at North Carolina, Sept. 24…Posted five tackles, three stops for loss, a career-high three sacks and blocked two punts to set up a touchdown and a field goal vs. UNLV, Oct. 22…Had four tackles, 2.5 stops for loss and 1.5 sacks at Syracuse, Oct. 29…Finished with four tackles, one stop for loss and one sack vs. Clemson, Nov. 5…Posted a solo tackle/stop for loss/sack and a fumble recovery vs. Boston College, Nov. 19…Finished with five tackles, 2.5 stops for loss, 1.5 sacks and a forced fumble at Southern California, Nov. 26. 2021 – Played and started all 13 games…Named as a Phil Steele third-team All-American and first-team All-Independent as he led the team with a 11 sacks, tied for third in school history, and added 52 tackles, 12.5 tackles for loss, six of the team's 13 forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries…Had a monster night in first career start at Florida State. Sept. 5, with a college career-high eight tackles, two stops for loss and two sacks and one forced fumble…In a victory over Toledo, Sept. 11, had three tackles, one stops for loss and one sack…Had dominant game vs/ Purdue, Sept. 18, with four tackles (two solo), a stop for loss/sack and a pass defense...Came up with first career fumble recovery in win paired with three solo tackles against Wisconsin, Sept. 25…Had six tackles, 1.5 stops for loss and a sack in 32-29 win over Virginia Tech, Oct. 9…recorded five tackles and two stops for loss/sacks vs. Southern California, Oct. 24…Recorded seven tackles and one tackle for loss/sack vs. North Carolina, Oct. 30…Finished with three solo tackles, one tackle for loss/sack and a career-high two forced fumbles in 55-0 blowout victory over Georgia Tech, Nov. 20. 2020 – Played in all 12 games for the Irish, collecting 20 tackles (12 solo, 5.0 stops for loss) and 4.5 sacks for the second-highest total on the Irish defense…Tallied five QB hurries and a pass breakup…Against Duke, Sept. 12, Posted two tackles, 1.5 stops for loss, one sack and one pass defense…Vs. South Florida, Sept. 19, registered two solo tackles, one sack and two QB hurries…In 45-3 win over Pittsburgh, Oct. 24, posted two tackles and a split sack and blocked his second career punt with 0:11 remaining in the first half, returning it for a touchdown for his first career score…Against Georgia Tech, Oct. 31, marked one sack and a tackle in the 31-13 win…In 31-17 win over North Carolina, Nov. 27, posted four tackles and one sack.
2019 – Played in four games as a freshman and made five tackles with a QB hurry and a blocked punt…Blocked a punt in the second quarter of the regular-season finale against Stanford, Nov. 30, adding a pair of tackles including his first career solo stop.
PERSONAL – Prepped at De La Salle (Concord, Calif.) HS, where he helped them to the 2018 North Coast Section Open Division championship…Awarded first-team All Bay Area News Group and East Bay Athletic League as a senior…Had the opportunity to work out with NFL All-Pro defensive lineman Aaron Donald during an offseason family trip to Los Angeles…Father, Terry, served in the U.S. Navy.