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Otha
Foster
#31 Defensive Back
Otha
Foster
#31 Defensive Back
Height 6'0
Weight 205 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1988-09-27 (32)
Born Angie, LA
School West Alabama
Status AMER
Defensive Tackles 58
Special Teams Tackles 1
Interceptions 0
Sacks 3

ACQUIRED: Signed with the Riders in February 2020.

 

PRO: Most recently spent time with the B.C. Lions in 2018, where he played 18 games and made 58 tackles, one special teams tackle, three sacks and two forced fumbles. He was named a 2018 West Division All-Star for his efforts.  Foster played four preseason games for the Baltimore Ravens in 2017, making three tackles and one sack. He returned to the Roughriders that fall and played in three games making 11 defensive tackles. He had a standout year at linebacker in 2016, where he put up a career-high 71 defensive tackles, two special teams tackles, three sacks, one interception and one forced fumble. Prior to joining the Roughriders in 2016, Foster spent two seasons in Edmonton, winning a Grey Cup in 2015 and earning 102 defensive tackles, seven special teams tackles three sacks, two interceptions, two touchdowns and two forced fumbles.

 

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • West Division All-Star: 2018
  • 2015 Grey Cup Winner (Edmonton)

 

COLLEGE: Played at Pear River Community College in Mississippi where he was team captain in both seasons at PRCC  and recorded 73 total tackles, including two for loss, two interceptions and five passes broken up as a sophomore.  In 2011, Foster joined the University of West Alabama Tigers playing in 11 games totaling 42 tackles and was named All-GSC Second Team.  That year he led the squad and the conference with four interceptions, including two in the season opener.  In 2012,  he led conference with six interceptions and was named Preseason All-GSC selection, first team All-GSC, first team and All-Super Region 2 selection.

Seasons

Defence

YEAR TEAM GP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
2014
EDM 16 45 5 1 1 1 1
2015
EDM 17 57 2 2 1 1 1
2016
SSK 18 71 2 3 1 0 1
2017
SSK 3 11 0 0 0 0 0
2018
BC 18 58 1 3 0 0 2
Total
72 242 10 9 3 2 5

Game Log

Defence

DATE WEEK OPP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
06-16
1 MTL 5 0 1 0 0 0
06-29
3 EDM 7 0 0 0 0 0
07-07
4 WPG 2 0 0 0 0 0
07-14
5 WPG 1 1 0 0 0 0
07-20
6 OTT 4 0 0 0 0 0
08-04
8 CGY 5 0 0 0 0 0
08-09
9 EDM 4 0 1 0 0 1
08-18
10 TOR 2 0 0 0 0 0
08-25
11 SSK 7 0 0 0 0 0
09-07
13 OTT 4 0 0 0 0 0
09-14
14 MTL 1 0 0 0 0 0
09-22
15 HAM 1 0 0 0 0 0
09-29
16 HAM 3 0 0 0 0 0
10-06
17 TOR 3 0 0 0 0 0
10-13
18 CGY 2 0 0 0 0 0
10-19
19 EDM 3 0 1 0 0 1
10-27
20 SSK 3 0 0 0 0 0
11-03
21 CGY 1 0 0 0 0 0
11-11
22 HAM 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total
58 1 3 0 0 2