Colorado State takes field for its second spring drills under Jim McElwain
Martavius Foster signed a national letter of intent on Dec. 19, 2012 to enroll at Colorado State after one year of football at East Mississippi Community College. He initially enrolled at Tennessee State in 2011 before transferring to East Mississippi for the 2012 season. Foster enrolled in classes at Colorado State in January 2013 and began workouts with the team in the offseason strength and conditioning program.
Played one season as a defensive end at East Mississippi Community College and tallied 22 tackles, four tackles-for-loss and 1.5 sacks.
Compiled a 7-2 record with the Lions and began the season with a No. 1 national ranking.
Won their first seven games of the season but lost their last two games and were knocked out of the championship game.
The Lions were invited to a bowl game but head coach Buddy Stephens declined the invitation.
Head football coach was Buddy Stephens.
Attended Starkville (Miss.) High School where he was a three-time letterwinner in football and earned one letter in track and field.
Played both ways for the Yellowjackets his junior and senior year.
Named to the all-city team and first-team All-Mississippi for his play at tight end for the second consecutive year.
In a 38-16 victory over DeSoto Central, caught an 87-yard touchdown pass, a school record for longest catch by a tight end.
As a junior, earned all-city and first-team All-Mississippi honors.
Head football coaches were Bill Lee and Jamie Mitchell.
Also competed in track and field at Starkville where he earned one letter.
Personal: Given name is Martavius Foster...born on Aug. 23, 1992 in Athens, Ga. ...parents are Teresa and Russell Foster...has three siblings, and older brother and sister and one younger brother...undecided on a major at CSU...Hometown: Starkville, Miss.