Sarell Enters Draft
STANFORD, Calif. – Senior offensive tackle Foster Sarell announced on Wednesday that he will enter the 2021 NFL Draft.
Statement from Sarell:
"First and foremost, I would like to thank my Heavenly Father for blessing me with so many wonderful people and opportunities in my life. He has been my rock throughout the good and bad, and I can't wait to see what He has in store for me.
Second, I would like to thank Coach Shaw, Coach Carberry, Coach Tavita and all of the Stanford football staff for all of their support and coaching over the past four years. I would also like to say thank you to all of the Stanford support staff that was instrumental in helping me be successful on and off the field. Lastly, I would like to say thank you to my family who stuck by my side in good and in bad. Supporting me when it seemed all odds were stacked against me; I wouldn't be here today without you guys.
Finally, I want to say thank you to my teammates who I had the privilege to play with over the past four years. It was an honor, and I wouldn't have wanted to go to battle with anyone else. With that being said I have decided to enter my name into the 2021 NFL Draft. Thank you to everyone who has helped me along this journey, and I am excited for what God has in store for me at the next level."
A native of Graham, Wash., Sarell started 17-of-18 games – 15 consecutive – at right tackle for the Cardinal to finish his career over the last two seasons. Stanford was much-improved on third down (48% in 2020 vs. 39% in 2019) and red-zone offense (78% TDs in 2020 vs. 47% TDs in 2019) in 2020 behind Sarell and the offensive line.
From his right tackle position, Sarell was a key cog in protecting QB Davis Mills in 2020. In five games, Mills passed for 1,508 yards and seven touchdowns. His 301.6 yards per game was the second best in the Pac-12.
Sarell was named All-Pac-12 honorable mention in 2019. Coming out of Graham-Kapowsin, Sarell was a unanimous Top-15 recruit nationally and a Top-4 offensive tackle. The son of Ryan and Pam Sarell, he has one sibling, Naomi. Sarell completed his degree in political science at the end of the autumn quarter in November.