2006: Senior defensive end Marcus Foreman, an All-Big 12 candidate, is slated to start along the Bears' defensive line for the second consecutive season ... Baylor's top returning tackler from a year ago with 58 stops, Foreman has 15 career starts and was one of six BU defenders to start every game a year ago.
2005: Started all 11 games of his junior campaign at defensive end en route to honorable mention All-Big 12 honors from both the league's coaches and The Associated Press in his first season as a full-time starter ... Ranked fifth on the squad in tackles with 58 total stops, 22 of which were solos ... No. 3 among Big 12 defensive linemen (No. 46 overall) with 5.3 tackles per game ... Third on the team in tackles for loss (7.5), fourth in both sacks (2.5) and pass breakups (four) ... Also recorded two forced fumbles and a fumble recovery ... Registered three or more tackles 10 times, including a career-high nine-tackle (four solos) performance at Missouri with one tackle for loss and a fumble recovery ... Had an eight-tackle game at Oklahoma, seven-tackle efforts vs. Oklahoma State and at Texas A&M and five-stop games twice (Samford, at Army) ... Played 641 snaps to earn third Baylor letter.
2004: Appeared in all 11 games as a sophomore with four starts to earn his second letter after seeing action on 508 plays ... Finished No. 3 on the squad in tackles for loss (eight for 30 yards) and No. 8 in total tackles with 35, 17 of which were solo stops ... Credited with four or more tackles four times with eight multi-tackle performances to his credit ... Drew first career start vs. Missouri and responded with a career-high seven tackles (four solos), including two tackles for loss and a quarterback hurry ... Also started games at Nebraska, vs. No. 16 Texas A&M and at No. 25 Oklahoma State ... Totaled five tackles vs. both Texas State and Iowa State ... Also tallied a pair of tackles for loss against both Texas State and at No. 5 Texas ... Recorded first career quarterback sack in Baylor's upset win over No. 16 Texas A&M.
2003: Saw action in 11 games as a true freshman along the defensive line and on special teams to earn his first varsity letter ... Had nine tackles, including six solos, to go with a quarterback hurry and a forced fumble ... Tallied then-career-high two tackles against both SMU and at No. 1 Oklahoma ... Missed Sam Houston State game due to injury.
High School: Midway High School, Hewitt, Texas ... Named one of Texas' top 100 prospects by the Waco Tribune-Herald ... Member of the Texas Football's 2002 Texas Top 300 ... Ranked 88th on SuperPrep's Texas 124 ... Had 92 tackles, three sacks, a forced fumble, a blocked punt and an interception that he returned for a touchdown as a senior ... District Defensive Newcomer of the Year as a sophomore and first-team all-district pick as a junior ... Recorded 82 tackles and 19 sacks as a junior for the Panthers, and made 76 stops as a sophomore ... Also earned three letters in track ... Coached by Kent Bachtel at the District 15-4A school.
Personal: The son of Michael and Omeria Foreman, Marcus Alan Foreman was born Sept. 4, 1985, in Waco, Texas and will celebrate his 21st birthday the day after the Bears open the 2006 season against TCU ... Communications specialist major desires to own his own business.
FOREMAN'S Single-Game Bests
Tackles: 9 at Missouri, Nov. 12, 2005
Solo Tackles: 4, four times
Tackles for Loss: 2, three times
Sacks: 1, three times