Houston running back Arian Foster pulled off a huge upset, beating fan favorite Tim Tebow in the first round of the contest to name the Madden 2013 cover athlete.

The Texans star back gained 54 percent of the fan vote to edge Tebow, who helped Denver get into the playoffs last year before being traded to the New York Jets last week.

Foster will now go up against Detroit wide receiver Calvin Johnson in the Round of 16, which goes from Wednesday March 28 until April 4.

Fan can vote for Foster here at the voting website.

Here are the matchups for this round in the voting contest:

Cam Newton vs. Antonio Gates
LeSean McCoy vs. Larry Fitzgerald
Patrick Willis vs. Maurice Jones-Drew
Darrelle Revis vs. Victor Cruz
Aaron Rodgers vs. Marshawn Lynch
Ray Rice vs. Drew Brees
Calvin Johnson vs. Arian Foster
Jared Allen vs. Rob Gronkowski