You can be the steamroller or you can be the pavement.
|Height: 5.11||Born: Regina, SK|
|Weight: 195||College: Regina Thunder Jr.|
|Birthdate: 1985-09-23||Years: 2 BC / 6 CFL|
Foord signed as a free agent with the Lions on February 16, 2012.
2012: Stu played in 16 of 18 regular season games for the Lions, missing two tilts due to injury. Playing a key role on coverage teams, he recorded seven special teams tackles. He was also paired with Tim Brown on kickoff returns and had notched 92 yards on four returns including a career-best 32-yard effort on October 19/12 vs Edmonton. In limited offensive duties, Stu caught three passes for five yards and added 13 more yards on the ground on three carries.
2011: Stu played in all 18 regular season games for Saskatchewan for the third consecutive season and returned three kickoffs for 51 yards, in addition to three special teams tackles while seeing limited action on offence as a back-up running back.
Games Played: Career: 87; Playoff: 4; Grey Cup: 2 (2009, 2010 w/Saskatchewan)
2008-12: Stu spent four seasons with the Roughriders as a backup running back and special teams player before signing with the Lions in February 2012. He had originally signed with Saskatchewan as an undrafted free agent in June 2008 and made the most of his limited carries on offence averaging 5.6 yards per rush. Dressed for 71 out of a possible 72 games over his four seasons with the Riders and appeared in two Grey Cups.
Stu’s career highlight to date was a short reception in 2008 which he turned into a 55-yard touchdown versus the Lions. Joined the Lions in 2012 as a special teams player and reserve running back and pushed his career total to 36 special team tackles.
2003-07: Stu played five seasons for the Regina Thunder (CJFL), leading the league in 2007 with 454 kickoff return yards to go along with 649 receiving yards and 702 rushing yards.
He was named the club's MVP in each of his final two seasons.
Known as White Lightning to friends and teammates, Stu grew up in Regina, Saskatchewan, where he works as a homebuilder in the offseason. Although he’s been playing football since the age of nine and was junior football phenom, Stu was also a gifted rugby player for the Velox Rugby Club located in Victoria, BC.
He lists his mom as his biggest fan and recalls a two-touchdown performance as a rookie on the eve of his birthday in 2008 against the BC Lions as his biggest football memory to date. When not taking time out to travel, go snowboarding or spend time with family, you’ll find him flipping through the pages of his favourite book: Atlas Shrugged or listening to Tom Petty and Avicii.