All-Star Game, State Capitol Appearance On Tap for Jayson Foster
The 2007 Walter Payton Award winner is currently in
The coaching staff for the national team will be headed up by former NFL head coach Buddy Ryan while the
Kickoff is scheduled for 5 p.m. Eastern at Sun Bowl Stadium and will be televised live on CSTV. Fans should check with their local cable or satellite provider on availability and channel number.
Foster arrived last Sunday, worked out for the scouts on Monday then began practice on Tuesday. He and his teammates will have daily practice and meetings through Friday.
Next Tuesday (Feb. 5) Foster will be honored at the State Capitol with a Resolution in the Senate and then with another Resolution in the House of Representatives. Foster joins fellow Payton Award winner Adrian Peterson and the Eagles’ national championship teams as members of the Georgia Southern Football program honored by the State Legislature.
Senator Jack Hill sponsored Senate Resolution 762, which was co-sponsored by several other area Senators.
“As someone who represents Georgia Southern University I am proud to honor Jayson Foster. It’s a tremendous honor to win the Walter Payton Award, we are all extremely proud of Jayson,” said Hill. “Everything I’ve heard about Jayson from professors and others around the University who interacted with him have said what an outstanding young man he is.”
According to Lane, “We look for opportunities to honor those who have brought great recognition to their community and the State of
On Thursday (Feb. 7), Foster returns to the Georgia Southern campus and Hanner Fieldhouse. Prior to the men’s basketball game against
For basketball game ticket information call the Georgia Southern ticket office at 800-GSU-WINS or (912) 681-0123.
- Category: Football
- Published on Thursday, 31 January 2008 00:22