Class includes student-athletes from 13 different sports
Head coach Todd Graham and student-athletes Cameron Marshall and Brandon Magee will represent the Sun Devils at Universal Studios.
Local product returns to Tempe to become a Sun Devil
The class consists of 14 freshmen, eight juniors and one sophomore.
Foster will continue his academic and athletic careers at Arizona State University.
ASU: Highly touted local tight end who possesses great strength for his position...has potential to be one of the top tight ends in the conference in years to come...equally dangerous catching or running the ball...has potential to excel in new offensive scheme.
2011: Saw action in majority of games this season...strong special teams contributor.
2010: Saw action in nine straight games, beginning with opening day vs Portland State...earned Hard Hat player recognition for his work in ASU's offseason strength and conditioning program.
2009: Redshirted, spending the season as a member of the scout team.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2009 graduate of Saguaro High School in Scottsdale, Ariz...the top tight end prospect in the state of Arizona...a powerful two-way threat at tight end...versatile athlete who excelled on offense, defense and special teams for perhaps the top high school program in the state of Arizona...earned First-Team All-4A honors in 2008 by the Arizona Republic...listed as the No. 66 tight end prospect in the country by ESPN Scouts, Inc...ranked as the No. 71 tight end in the nation by Scout.com...bench presses 365 pounds and squats 525...a dependable receiver and excellent blocker from the tight end position...has the ability to excel as an H-back...was a prep teammate of current Sun Devils Corey Adams, Kody Koebensky and Max Tabach at Saguaro in 2006...helped guide Saguaro to three consecutive 4A-I state championships and a combined 41-1 record over the 2006-08 seasons...was named to the Friday Night Heroes list by Phoenix Metro Football Magazine...caught 34 career passes for 487 yards (14.3 avg.) and seven touchdowns...collected 115 career tackles with eight sacks and one interception...averaged 37.2 yards on 66 career punts...caught 14 passes for 261 yards (18.7 avg.) with four touchdowns as a senior...also totaled 72 tackles, eight sacks and an interception on defense...caught a season high four passes for 41 yards and a touchdown against Sahuaro on Sept. 12, 2008...totaled a season-high 59 receiving yards on only two catches with one touchdown against Apache Junction on Oct. 24, 2008...added three catches for 35 yards and a season-high two scores against Chaparral on Oct. 17, 2008...threw a 30-yard touchdown pass against Lake Havasu on Nov. 14, 2008...collected at least five tackles in seven games on the year...posted a season-high nine tackles on two occasions, against Shadow Mountain on Sept. 26, 2008 and against Paradise Valley on Oct. 3, 2008...collected a season-high two quarterback sacks against Cactus on Nov. 21, 2008...averaged 38.3 yards on 38 punts...placed seven inside the 20-yard line and had a long punt of 62 yards...caught 17 passes for 207 yards (14.8 avg.) and three touchdowns as a junior in 2007...totaled 26 tackles on defense...had season-highs of four receptions for 51 yards against McClintock on Oct. 26, 2007...caught two touchdown passes totaling 27 yards against Cactus on Nov. 2, 2007...recorded three receptions for 31 yards against Canyon del Oro on Dec. 8, 2007...posted a season-high seven tackles against Apache Junction on Oct. 19, 2007 and also recorded five tackles against Chaparral on Nov. 30, 2007...averaged 35.4 yards on 24 punts...placed five punts inside the 20-yard line and had a long punt of 61 yards...collected three receptions for 19 yards and totaled four carries 17 yards as a sophomore on Saguaro's varsity squad in 2006...notched 16 tackles on defense...also saw limited action at punter for Saguaro...chose ASU over Colorado State and Idaho...coached by John Sanders at Saguaro High School.
PERSONAL: Business and Sociology major at ASU...parents are Gary and Andrea Smith of Paradise Valley, Ariz...has one sister, Allie, and one brother, Carter...uncle, John Simons, swam for Stanford and participated in the 1980 Olympics in the 400 IM...hobbies include working on cars and juggling...born Feb. 8, 1991 in Phoenix, Ariz...full name is Maxfield Powell Smith.