Catching up: Che Foster, 1990 Parade All-America running back

by Scott Munn Published: January 14, 2013
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photo - Former Edmond running back and Michigan star Che Foster, who is now a sous chef for Crystal Garden Catering in Howell, Mich. Photo provided
Former Edmond running back and Michigan star Che Foster, who is now a sous chef for Crystal Garden Catering in Howell, Mich. Photo provided

Foster bulked up to 260 pounds and played fullback for three seasons at Michigan. He also panned up vittles for teammates, including roommate and future NFL running back Tyrone Wheatley.

Foster declared for the 1995 NFL Draft. Although he was not selected, he signed with Buffalo and lasted until the late cuts.

“The decisions I made — I have no regrets at all,” said Foster, who turns 40 on Wednesday. “I got my college degree, I got to play college football. And I'm getting to do now what I want to do. No regrets.”

by Scott Munn
Sports Assistant Editor
Scott Munn joined The Oklahoman/Oklahoma City Times sports staffs in October 1982. He spent a year as a formcharter, three years on the desk and 16 as a reporter. Scott has spent the last nine years as an evening assistant sports editor. Scott's...
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