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Curtis Porter

position

Dl

Height

6-1

Weight

315 lbs.

Class

Freshman

Hometown

Charlotte, N.C.

High School

Victory Christian HS

2013 (Senior): Played in all 13 games, making nine starts along defensive line … Finished with 25 tackles, 3.0 tackles for loss, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery … Recorded two tackles including TFL in upset win over No. 12/9 Florida … Also recovered career-first fumble vs. Gators … Had three tackles against both Georgia Tech and UNC … Posted season-high four tackles in road loss at Duke and home win over Virginia … Made two assisted tackles at Pitt … Added two tackles vs. Louisville in Russell Athletic Bowl … Earned letter.

2012 (Junior): Played in final four games of season, starting last two games vs. USF and at Duke … Gathered nine tackles and 2.5 tackles for loss … Had one tackle in season debut vs. Virginia Tech … Season-high four tackles at Virginia, including 1.5 tackles-for-loss … Added two tackles vs. USF and Duke … Had 1.0 TFL against USF … Earned letter … Graduated in December 2012.

2011 (Redshirt Sophomore): Hampered by injury suffered during training camp, but made appearances in final two games of season … Finished with 10 total tackles, including one tackle-for-loss … Had season-high seven tackles in season finale against Boston College … Earned letter.

2010 (Sophomore): Started against Ohio State, but did not play for remainder of season due to injury.

2009 (True Freshman): Played in eight of UM’s final nine games at defensive tackle position … Recorded tackle against Wake Forest, Virginia, North Carolina and USF … Also had tackle-for-loss against Tar Heels … Earned letter.

High School: Finished senior season with 50 tackles and 10 sacks … Rated 54th-best defensive tackle by Rivals.com, 19th-best defensive tackle by ESPN.com and 61st-best tackle by Scout.com … Coached by Frank Crockett … Played offensive line before moving to defensive tackle as senior.

 PORTER CAREER STATISTICS
SEASON G-GS UT AT TT TFL YDS SACK YDS FF FR PBU INT YDS
2009 8-0 2 2 4 1.0 4 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2010 1-1 0 1 1 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 2-0 5 5 10 1.0 3 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 4-2 5 4 9 2.5 5 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 13-9 12 13 25 3.0 10 0.0 0 1 1 0 0 0
CAREER 28-12 24 25 49 6.5 22 0.0 0 1 1 0 0 0