Open main menu

Sean Porter (American football)

Sean Porter (born January 12, 1991) is an American football outside linebacker who is currently a free agent. He played college football at Texas A&M, and was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in the fourth round of the 2013 NFL Draft.

Sean Porter
refer to caption
Porter with the Bengals in 2013
Free agent
Position:Linebacker
Personal information
Born: (1991-01-12) January 12, 1991 (age 28)
Schertz, Texas
Height:6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight:242 lb (110 kg)
Career information
High school:Schertz (TX) Samuel Clemens
College:Texas A&M
NFL Draft:2013 / Round: 4 / Pick: 118
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2016
Games played:3
Games started:0
Player stats at NFL.com

Early yearsEdit

Porter was born in Schertz, Texas. He attended Samuel Clemens High School in Schertz, and played high school football for the Samuel Clemens Buffaloes. He earned first-team all-district (26-4A) honors at linebacker, and was named to the San Antonio Express-News All-Area second-team. As a junior in 2007, he recorded 137 tackles (85 solo), seven quarterback sacks, an interception, forced two fumbles and recovered three more. The following season, as a senior in 2008, he tallied 139 tackles, seven sacks, intercepted a pass and recovered a fumble.

Considered a three-star recruit by Rivals.com, he was rated the No. 61 outside linebacker in the nation. He accepted a scholarship offer from Texas A&M University over offers from Missouri and Houston.[1]

College careerEdit

Porter enrolled in Texas A&M University, where he played for the Texas A&M Aggies football team from 2009 to 2012. As a junior in 2011, he was a first-team All-Big 12 Conference selection.

Career Statistics

Year Team Games Tackles Sacks Pass Defense Fumbles Blkd
Solo Ast Total TFL – Yds No – Yds Int – Yds BU PD Qbh Rcv – Yds FF Kick Saf
2009 Texas A&M 13 23 19 42 4.0 – 9 1.0 – 5 0 – 0 0 0 1 0 – 0 0 0 0
2010 Texas A&M 13 37 37 74 7.0 – 20 0.5 – 2 0 – 0 6 0 1 0 – 0 0 0 0
2011 Texas A&M 13 50 29 79 17.0 – 93 9.5 – 74 0 – 0 2 2 6 1 – 0 1 0 0
2012 Texas A&M 13 38 28 66 6.5 – 42 3.5 – 31 1 – 16 4 5 3 1 – 0 1 0 0
Career 52 148 114 261 34.5 – 164 14.5 – 112 1 – 16 12 7 11 2 – 0 2 0 0

Professional careerEdit

Cincinnati BengalsEdit

He was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in the fourth round (118th overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft.[2]

He signed with the Bengals on May 13, 2013. He spent his entire rookie season on injured reserve.[3]

On November 30, 2015, he was waived.

Jacksonville JaguarsEdit

Porter was signed to the Jacksonville Jaguars' practice squad on December 7, 2015.[4]

On September 3, 2016, Porter was released by the Jaguars and was signed to the practice squad the next day.[5][6] He was promoted to the active roster on December 6, 2016.[7] He was promoted on injured reserve on December 27, 2016.[8]

On May 1, 2017, Porter was released by the Jaguars.[9]

San Francisco 49ersEdit

On August 9, 2017, Porter was signed by the San Francisco 49ers.[10] He was released on August 29, 2017.[11]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sean Porter - Recruiting". n.rivals.com. Retrieved January 23, 2019.
  2. ^ "2013 NFL Draft: Bengals Grab Linebacker Sean Porter out of Texas A&M". April 27, 2013.
  3. ^ "Bengals put fourth-round pick on IR". ESPN.com. August 27, 2013.
  4. ^ "Mark Long on Twitter". Twitter.com. Retrieved December 17, 2015.
  5. ^ Oehser, John. "Down to 53: LB Davis, OG Bernadeau released". Jaguars.com.
  6. ^ Oehser, John (September 4, 2016). "Jaguars claim LB Brown, S Huff". Jaguars.com.
  7. ^ "Jaguars Waive LB Arthur Brown, Promote LB Sean Porter". December 6, 2016.
  8. ^ "Jaguars Sign RB Joe Banyard, Place LB Sean Porter On Injured Reserve". NFLTradeRumors.com. December 27, 2016.
  9. ^ Oehser, John (May 1, 2017). "2017 offseason: Undrafted free agents bring roster to 90". Jaguars.com.
  10. ^ "49ers Sign LB Sean Porter, Release OL Jeremy Zuttah". 49ers.com. August 9, 2017.
  11. ^ "49ers Release LB Sean Porter". 49ers.com. August 29, 2017.

External linksEdit