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Tyree Foreman
Tyree Foreman

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Sandy Spring, Md.

High School:
Sherwood H.S.

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 224

Position:
RB

Experience:
2L



WORTH NOTING: Competing for starting position at fullback following the departure of 2000 starter Patrick Washington ... backed up starting tailback Antwoine Womack and also listed as a reserve fullback last fall ... has great vision to find the hole and has a knack for gaining the crucial yardage when needed ... is also a very good receiver ... led all ACC running backs with at least 40 carries in yards per carry (5.5) last season ... tied for sixth in the ACC with eight rushing touchdowns ... rushed for three touchdowns against Maryland, becoming the first Cavalier to score as many as three touchdowns in a non-starting role since 1961 ? his 55-yard catch against Richmond was the longest reception by a Cavalier running back last season and the third-longest reception on the team ... backed up consensus All-America tailback Thomas Jones and saw special teams action in 1999 ... only other running back besides Jones to rush for a touchdown that season (wide receiver Tavon Mason scored on a 31-yard reverse play) ... averaged a team-high 39.3 yards on three kickoff returns in 1999 (all against Maryland) ... his 76-yard kickoff return against the Terps is the 14th-longest in school history ... scored two of the first three times he touched the ball in his college career in 1998 ... rushed two yards for a touchdown on his first collegiate carry that season against Maryland ... later scored on 28-yard pass from Aaron Brooks against the Terrapins ... became the first Cavalier to score on his first carry since Brooks did so in 1996 ... had a 29-yard reception against Clemson, tying for the longest reception of the season by a Virginia running back ? add his 28-yard touchdown reception against Maryland and he had two of the three longest receptions by a UVa running back in 1998 ... two-year letter winner ... rushed three times for nine yards and caught a five-yard pass in the 2001 spring game ... competing this fall as a first-year graduate student.

HONORS: 2001?Received the Virginia Student Aid Foundation?s Hedley M. Bowen Football Scholarship.

AT VIRGINIA: 2000?Played in all 11 regular season games and in the Jeep O?ahu Bowl as a reserve behind tailback Antwoine Womack ... rushed for 397 yards, which is three times his career total coming into the season ? 12th in the ACC in rushing ? averaged 5.5 yards per carry and scored eight touchdowns on the ground (tied for sixth in the ACC) ... lost yardage on only three carries (five yards) ? caught three passes for 77 yards ? rushed four times for 24 yards and one touchdown against Brigham Young in the first game of the season ? 31 yards rushing vs. Richmond the next week ? turned a short screen pass into a 55-yard gain in the final 10 seconds of the first half to set up a David Greene field goal on the half?s final play to give UVa a 27-0 lead at the break ? eight carries for 25 yards and a score vs. Wake Forest ? very productive game against Maryland in the season?s sixth game ? rushed 10 times for 64 yards and scored on runs of four, two and one yards in the first half ... did not have any carries against Florida State, but averaged 55.3 yards rushing and 6.7 yards per carry in the last four games of the regular season ? 35 yards on eight carries vs. North Carolina ? turned in a key play in the game by throwing a 22-yard halfback pass to Kevin Coffey to put the Cavaliers deep in UNC territory ??Virginia scored a key touchdown on the next play ? rushed eight times for 74 yards against Georgia Tech to lead the team ? broke loose for a 39-yard run in that game, the longest of his career ? tied for the team lead the next week against N.C. State when he rushed 11 times for 83 yards and one touchdown ? scored the game-winning touchdown on a 38-yard burst up the middle ? scored two touchdowns and gained 29 yards vs. Virginia Tech in the last regular season game ... rushed for 27 yards and caught one pass against Georgia in the Jeep O?ahu Bowl ... earned his second letter. 1999?Appeared in nine games, including the Micronpc.com Bowl ... backed up Thomas Jones at tailback ... also saw action on several special teams ? finished third on the team in rushing ? had a very curious season ? played in the first three games of the season, but then sat out the next three contests ? came back strong for the season?s final five regular season games ? had five carries for four yards in the opener against North Carolina ? had just three carries for no yards the rest of the way leading up to the Florida State game ? three carries for eight yards vs. the Seminoles ? turned in a very fine performance against #7 Georgia Tech ? six carries for a career-high 58 yards and one touchdown ? gained 21 yards on a burst up the middle midway through the third quarter to move the ball to the Tech seven-yard line ? UVa tied the score three plays later on a Todd Braverman field goal ? carried five consecutive times for 8, 6, 8, and 13 yards before scooting around the left end for a two-yard score to add an insurance touchdown and put UVa ahead 45-31 ? Tech scored again but wasn?t able to recover the ensuing onside kick as UVa prevailed 45-38 ? made his debut as a kickoff return man in the regular season finale against Maryland ? returned three kickoffs for 118 yards in that game ... his 76-yard kickoff return in the third quarter helped set up a David Greene field goal ... rushed four times for 25 yards and had a 37-yard kickoff return against Illinois in the Micronpc.com Bowl ... lettered for the first time. 1998?Played in eight regular season games, including a start against Clemson in the third game of the season ... bothered by an injury midway through the campaign, his playing time decreased over the last part of the season ... also a member of the kickoff return team as an up-back at times during the season ... rushed 14 times for 31 yards and scored two touchdowns ? caught four passes for 79 yards and one touchdown ? very productive in early season win over Maryland ? rushed twice for seven yards and caught three passes for 50 more ? scored on a two-yard run on his first collegiate carry in the second quarter of that game ... found himself all alone in the middle of the field and snared a pass from Aaron Brooks to complete a 28-yard scoring play in the third quarter vs. the Terps ... that reception was the second of his career ? rushed five times for 11 yards against San Jose State ? scored on a three-yard carry against the Spartans ? gained 12 yards on four carries against Florida State ? caught a 29-yard pass from Brooks vs. Clemson for the longest reception of his career. 1997?Red-shirted ... did not play in a game ... was in uniform for UVa?s last seven games of the season, against Clemson, Duke, Florida State, Maryland, Georgia Tech, N.C. State and Virginia Tech.

HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year starter at tailback for Sherwood High School head coach Bob Milloy ... amassed 4,765 yards rushing and scored 82 touchdowns in his three-year career ... top offensive threat for the 1995 and 1996 Maryland 4A state championship teams ... earned All-America recognition from Street & Smith?s and Schutt Sports ... first player in the history of Maryland prep football to be named state Player of the Year as a junior and senior by The Associated Press ... twice AP first-team All-State selection ... named Maryland Player of the Year as a senior by Gatorade, USA Today and SuperPrep ... named Offensive Player of the Year by the Washington Post ... 1996 Washington Touchdown Club Player of the Year ... two-time All-County first-team selection by Gazette & Journal Newspapers ... named first-team All-Metro running back by the Washington Post as a junior and a senior ... two-time member of George Michael?s ?Golden 11? ... team?s Most Valuable Player for three years ... rushed for 1,883 yards and scored 35 touchdowns as a senior, despite playing in only the first half of most games ... scored 10 touchdowns in three playoff games during team?s drive to the 1996 state title ... rushed for 1,700 yards and 29 touchdowns as a junior ... played defensive end, linebacker and defensive back during his career ... recorded 22 tackles as a senior ... also lettered in track and basketball ... won county and regional championships in the 100 meters.

PERSONAL: Tyree LyO?nell Foreman ... born 11-6-79 in Baltimore, Md. ... son of Erick Foreman, Jr., and Kristen Woodyard ... participated in Maryland Minds in Motion ... sings in his church choir ... enjoys training and breeding pit bulls ... has two sisters, Katina (23) and Katysha (15), and a brother, Kaineen (27) ... his cousin, Richie Anderson, played at Penn State and in the NFL for the New York Jets ... received his undergraduate degree in religious studies in May of 2001.

Foreman Rushing

Year GP No. Yds. Avg. YPG LP TD
1998 8 14 31 2.2 3.9 7 2
1999 8 20 97 4.8 12.1 21 1
2000 11 72 397 5.5 36.1 39 8
Career 27 106 525 5.0 19.4 39 11

Foreman Receiving

Year GP Rec. Yds. Avg. LP TD RPG
1998 8 4 79 19.8 29 1 0.5
1999 8 0 0 -- -- 0 0.0
2000 11 3 77 25.7 55 0 0.3
Career 27 7 156 22.3 55 1 0.5

Foreman Kickoff Returns

Year Games No. Yds. Avg. Long TD
1999 8 3 118 39.3 76 0