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Daryl Porter, Jr.


Defensive Back




185 lbs.


Third-Year Sophomore


Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

High School

American Heritage

Previous School

West Virginia





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2022 (Third-Year Sophomore): Made Miami debut posting five tackles, four of them solos, and a tackle for a loss against MTSU (Sept. 24)…Posted one solo tackle against North Carolina (Oct. 8)…Had one solo tackle in win at Virginia Tech (Oct. 15)…Posted one solo tackle, a tackle for a loss of two yards and a pass breakup in win at Georgia Tech (Nov. 12)…Had one solo tackle at Clemson (Nov. 19)…Chipped in two solo tackles against Pittsburgh (Nov. 26).

Before Miami: Spent first two seasons of career at West Virginia…Had breakout 2021 season with Mountaineers as second-year freshman, finishing with 46 tackles, one tackle for loss, one interception and five pass breakups…Had career-high six tackles in 2021 season opener at Maryland…Recorded first interception of career against TCU and returned it 43 yards…Saw action in six games, largely on special teams, as true freshman in 2020.

High School: An All-Broward first-team selection by Miami Herald at cornerback at American Heritage…Helped lead Patriots to 10-2 record in final year of high school, when he had 20 tackles, three TFLs and six interceptions…Had one interception junior season…Totaled nine interceptions and 19 PBUs over high school career…Three-star prospect initially picked West Virginia over Baylor, Boston College, Iowa State, Louisville, Penn State and Utah, among others.