Rufus Porter (American football)

Rufus Porter (born May 18, 1965) is a former professional American football linebacker in the National Football League (NFL) for the Seattle Seahawks, New Orleans Saints, and Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Rufus Porter
No. 97, 59
Position:Linebacker
Personal information
Born: (1965-05-18) May 18, 1965 (age 54)
Amite, Louisiana
Career information
High school:Baton Rouge (LA) Capitol
College:Southern
Undrafted:1988
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Sacks:41
Interceptions:3
Games:135
Player stats at NFL.com

College careerEdit

Porter played at Southern University.

Professional careerEdit

Seattle SeahawksEdit

Porter played for the Seahawks from 1988-1994. He went to two Pro Bowls and one All-Pro during his tenure.

New Orleans SaintsEdit

Porter played for the Saints for two seasons.

Tampa Bay BuccaneersEdit

Porter played his last year with the Buccaneers.

PersonalEdit

Porter's son, Rufus Jr. played Linebacker for Louisiana Tech University.[1]

Porter operates the nonprofit organization 8to80 that focuses on building healthy lives in the Baton Rouge area.[2]

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