#88

Akeem Foster

Weight:

212 lbs

Height:

6' 4"

Position:

Wide Receiver

College:

St. Francis Xavier

Birthdate:

Mar 20th, 1987

Career Years:

5

Team:

Alumni

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Highlights

2014

In 15 games (five starts), Foster recorded two catches for 25 yards.

2013

In eight games split betweeen BC and Winnipeg, Foster recorded six catches for 46 yards.

2012

In 18 games, Foster recorded 28 catches for 356 yards and three touchdowns.

2011

Akeem’s first full season on the Lions’ active roster was an outstanding success, as he became a regular right out of training camp. Starting 16 games and finishing fourth on the team with 593 receiving yards on 33 receptions, Akeem made his catches count, as he scored six TDs including one in each of the season’s first three games.  He also posted career-highs of eight receptions and 144 yards on Sep 2/1 at Toronto. 

2010

Akeem started the season on the club's practice roster, beginning in Week 3 he appeared in a special teams role. He continued to play special teams for eight regular season games.

College

Akeem enjoyed a standout final season at St. Francis Xavier in 2009, making 48 catches for 748 yards and six touchdowns. This earned him First-Team All-Canadian status from the CIS.

Personal

Akeem was a Sociology major in university and holds the conference record for the longest play from scrimmage with a 99-yard TD strike. He didn’t start playing football until the age of 19 and drew inspiration from former Toronto Argonauts Derrell “Mookie” Mitchell and Michael “Pinball” Clemons. Akeem in Ajax, Ontario during the off-season and keeps busy working out and spending time with family and friends. He lists Bob Marley as his favourite musical artist, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air as his favourite TV show and any book written by Langston Hughes.