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Oakland Raiders NFL Mock Drafts 2014: December 12th Edition COMMENTARY | The 4-9 Oakland Raiders still have three games to go before the season is over, but their playoff hopes are dashed, and it's time to start looking toward next year. Manziel is the only freshman to win the Heisman Trophy, and his talent is unmatched by just about any other college quarterback in the country. Speculations of playing for pay and living the college life a little too ...
NFL Power Rankings: Where Do the Oakland Raiders Stand Heading Into Week 15? COMMENTARY | Week 14 was a game the Oakland Raiders would like to forget. They were clobbered by the New York Jets, and only managed to force one Geno Smith turnover. After playing tough, competitive football for most of the season, the Raiders dropped a stinker on Sunday. With three difficult divisional opponents to close out the season, it's hard to imagine Oakland finishing the year with more ...
Team Report - OAKLAND RAIDERS Raiders believe they're making progress
Raiders' D can't get off field on third down Jason Tarver is as passionate and animated as any coach in the NFL. The Oakland Raiders' defensive coordinator is usually quick with a statistic or two to back up whatever point he's trying to make. The fact that Oakland's defense is third in the NFL in three-and-outs, for example. All of that energy grinds to a screeching halt, however, when discussing Oakland's struggles on third down.
5 Oakland Raiders Already Looking Ahead to 2014 Bullied children, Amanda Bynes, and the Oakland Raiders know. Many jobs in Oakland will be on the line as well. Burris finally made his return to action in Week 12 facing the Tennessee Titans, but he played only 14 snaps and has logged eight in the last two weeks combined (Pro Football Focus). When healthy, the 25-year-old is one of Oakland's better cover linebackers, and the potential free ...
Game Scout: Chiefs at Raiders Kansas City Chiefs (10-3) at Oakland Raiders (4-9)
Why the Oakland Raiders Are Not Done with Terrelle Pryor...Yet The Oakland Raiders drew a lot of funny looks and absorbed a lot of criticism for their decision to let Terrelle Pryor quarterback one series in the Week 15 loss to the New York Jets . They also left open the door to doing it again. In the most revealing interview about the topic since it happened, Oakland offensive coordinator Greg Olson said on Thursday that playing Pryor in the first quarter ...
Final 3 Games Will Tell Us a Lot About Dennis Allen, the Oakland Raiders Even if the Oakland Raiders give Dennis Allen another year at the helm, the final three games of the 2013 season will tell us a lot about his ability to be an effective head coach. It should tell Oakland’s decision-makers something, too. If Allen can’t get the players to play for him now, there’s not much hope that he will be able to rally his teams in the future. The results so far for Allen ...
Dissecting Most Crucial Matchups in Oakland Raiders' Week 15 Contest with Chiefs The Oakland Raiders are essentially out of the AFC playoff picture, but that doesn't mean the final three games of the season don't carry some importance. Both the players and coaching staff will be heavily evaluated as the season winds down, and it starts this Sunday with some great competition in the form of the Kansas City Chiefs . Outside of a difficult day for Oakland's offensive line, the ...
Oakland Raiders: Why Head Coach Dennis Allen is on the Hot Seat COMMENTARY | After notching his fourth win of the season by mid-November, the future looked bright for Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen. The Raiders are stuck at 4-9 this season, and Allen's record since taking over as head coach last year is just 8-21. Oakland wasn't supposed to be good this year. General manager Reggie McKenzie was up to his ears in dead money, and the lack of talent on ...
John Paul Foschi
August 29, 2006
He was born on May 18, 1982 and currently plays tight end and H-Back for the Oakland Raiders. He grew up on Long Island and attended Chaminade High School in Glen Head, New York. Described as a versatile, young player with the ability to contribute at TE and FB.
During his senior year in highschool, he caught 18 passes for 250 yards and two touchdowns, adding 45 tackles and 12 sacks on defense. He's also a four-year letterman in football and basketball and named an All-American by PrepStar and SuperPrep.
He was also selected to Governor's Bowl all-star team following his prep career. He earned first-team all-Catholic League honors in basketball and added 22 receptions for 330 yards and three scores as a junior and helped lead Chaminade to the New York Catholic High School title. He's also a member of the National Honor Society.
He's a Building Construction major at Georgia Tech, where he started 21 of 44 career games, recording 41 receptions for 377 yards and four touchdowns. He was an honorable mention All-ACC selection as Tech's starting TE following his senior year in 2003.
He was the third-leading receiver that season with 24
catches for 174 yards and two touchdowns. He also caught nine passes for
75 yards and two touchdowns as a junior and became a part of the Atlantic
Coast Conference Academic Honor Roll for 2002-2003. As a freshman, he
caught four passes for 58 yards amounting to a 14.5-yard average.
He played in 10 games with five starts in his first season
on the active roster and caught six passes for 37 yards with a long gain
of 11 in 2005.