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Foster’s return means Clemson D-Line is even deeper, has more experience

Justin Foster went to the doctor a couple of weeks ago expecting to get just a regular checkup. What he got was an unexpected surprise–a good surprise—from his doctor.

Foster’s doctor at the Duke Medical Center in Durham felt he was well on his way to a full recovery after having complications from COVID-19, which caused more issues with his asthma, a condition he has been fighting since he was a kid.

But Foster did not get just a clean bill of health.

“In the next month or two, she thought I’d recover enough to compete at the college level, and she motivated me and said that if I wanted to play [football] again, she’d encourage me to and support me and she would do the best she could to get me back healthy,” Foster said.