Arian Foster is a football running back for the Houston Texans. He was signed in 2009.
Arian Foster (born August 24, 1986) is an American football running back for the Houston Texans. He was signed by the Texans as an undrafted free agent in 2009 and was added to their active roster from the practice squad on November 17, 2009. He played college football at Tennessee. Foster is known for his vision to find rushing lanes and his signature Namaste bow, which he frequently performs after scoring touchdowns. Foster holds the Texans franchise records for rushing yards and rushing touchdowns. He is generally considered to be one of the best running backs in the NFL. Foster was born August 24, 1986 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, to Carl Foster, a former wide receiver for the University of New Mexico, and Bernadette Sizemore, an administrative assistant for the university. Foster competed in football during his Freshman and Sophomore years at Valley High School in Albuquerque, New Mexico. His parents divorced in 2000, and in 2002 he moved to San Diego, to be with his father.