2011 Senior Bowl: Mason Foster Leads All Tacklers, Boosts Draft Stock

By all accounts, Washington linebacker Mason Foster had himself a great week at the Senior Bowl. Foster was consistent in practice throughout the week, showing off exceptional speed, agility and strength from his linebacker position. He excelled in coverage drills and was a strong tackler, something that was on full-display during the game on Saturday.

Foster was a tackling machine while at Washington, recording an eye-popping 162 tackles in 2010. His nose for the ball continued at the Senior Bowl, where he recorded eight tackles, leading all players. Five of those eight tackles were solo, as well, showing he can make the open-field tackles that are so crucial at the next level.

Scouts and analysts were singing Foster’s praises throughout the week at the Senior Bowl. His consistency, and strong performances under the watchful eyes of NFL teams, boosted his draft stock and has him firmly in the front-half of the draft. By Saturday, many were calling Foster a second- or third-rounder and even that may be on the low-side.

Though many players failed to impress or show consistency, Foster was a clear winner this week in Alabama. Expect his stock to continue to rise with the combine and individual workouts still ahead. If you’ve watched him during his time with the Huskies, this should come as no surprise.

For the all the coverage from this week, check out our Senior Bowl StoryStream.

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