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Name: Joey Porter Jr. 
College: Penn State     Number: 9
Height: 6-2   Weight: 192
Position: CB  Pos2:
Class/Draft Year: rJr/2024

40 Low: 4.38
   40 Time: 4.48
  40 High: 4.57
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 Data Scout Notes: 2021: 3rdC...2020: HMC

 Joey Porter Jr., Penn State, Player News


  2021 ALL-BIG TEN THIRD TEAM (COACHES): DB Joey Porter Jr., Penn State,...Porter a made six tackles against Wisconsin and made a key pass breakup on third down before an interception by S Jaquan Brisker...Porter made six stops (4 solo), had a pass breakup and recorded his first career forced fumble in the fourth quarter against Auburn...Two weeks later, he grabbed his first career interception against Indiana. - Penn State Football

(DS#2 CB) rJr/2024 CB Joey Porter Jr.Penn State
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  While Castro-Fields brings leadership and experience, it's Porter who has some of the most upside on the roster. He's played in 12 games of a possible 22 since he enrolled prior to the 2019 season, starting in eight of them, all of which came in the 2020 season. He has the pedigree to be an NFL-caliber talent with his dad - Joey Sr. - playing linebacker in the NFL for 13 seasons. The younger Porter has the build to eventually grow into a safety, but his athletic prowess and ability on the outside should keep him at corner for the foreseeable future.

He's a big, athletic corner at 6-foot-2, 195 pounds and he uses every bit of his size to his advantage. He muscles up against big wide receivers, knocking them off their route and beating them in 1-on-1 jump ball situations. He uses his hands well at the line of scrimmage and doesn't get beat often when he's in press coverage. Once receivers are into their routes, Porter sticks to them and doesn't allow for much separation. Had Castro-Fields left for the 2021 NFL Draft, it's safe to say Penn State would've been fine at corner. With Porter as the No. 2 to the senior, the unit is in even better shape at the top. - Centre Times


(DS#2 CB) rJr/2024 CB Joey Porter Jr.Penn State
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  2020 ALL-BIG TEN FOOTBALL HONORABLE MENTION (COACHES): Joey Porter,...Porter has impressed in his first year as a starting cornerback for the Nittany Lions. He leads PSU cornerbacks with 33 tackles, including two for loss and a sack. He also has four pass breakups. Porter registered his first career sack in the season opener at Indiana. Porter earned Big Ten Freshman of the Week honors following his performance at Rutgers where he collected a career-high six tackles, four solo, and a tackle for loss. - Penn State Football

(DS#2 CB) rJr/2024 CB Joey Porter Jr.Penn State
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  DEC 7 BIG TEN FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK: Joey Porter, Penn State, CB, Bakersfield, Calif./North Allegheny,...Tallied a career-high seven tackles, including five solo stops, in Penn State's 23-7 win at Rutgers on Saturday...Matched a career best with an unassisted tackle for loss as Penn State held Rutgers to a season-low in points and recorded the program's 900th all-time win...Previous career high was five tackles, set in each of the past three games...Collects his first career Freshman of the Week award...Last Penn State Freshman of the Week: Keyvone Lee (Nov. 30, 2020). - Big Ten football

(DS#2 CB) rJr/2024 CB Joey Porter Jr.Penn State
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  After appearing in only four games last season, Porter Jr. appears to be in the mix to be one of Penn State's top reserves at cornerback. Tariq Castro-Fields and Keaton Ellis are projected as the starters, and Porter is competing with Marquis Wilson for playing time. The son of Joey Porter, the former Steelers linebacker and coach, Porter Jr. credited a variety of individuals in helping him progress into his second season. "A lot of people helped me," Porter Jr. said. "My father helped me to understand the playbook. The corner room helped me a lot. Castro-Fields, the leader of the corner room, he showed me the ins and outs. (Assistant head coach Terry Smith), (graduate assistant V'Angelo Bentley), they all played a big part helping me understand and know the defense so when I'm out there, I know what I'm doing."

Of course, Porter Jr. has a considerable resource in his father, a Pro Bowler with the Steelers in the 2000s who helped them win Super Bowl XL. "I still watch film with him when I have the time," Porter Jr. said. "I sent him some of my stuff that I like or that I want him to watch. It's been great. He always gives me things that I have to work on on or off the field. It's a plus that some player or some people don't get to have. And I take advantage of that to the extent that I can." - Tribune Review


(DS#2 CB) rJr/2024 CB Joey Porter Jr.Penn State
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