Sean Porter

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Sean Porter
Sean Porter.jpg
Porter during 2013 summer training camp.
No. 56     Cincinnati Bengals
Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1991-01-12) January 12, 1991 (age 23)
Place of birth: Schertz, Texas
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Weight: 237 lb (108 kg)
Career information
High school: Schertz (TX) Samuel Clemens
College: Texas A&M
NFL Draft: 2013 / Round: 4 / Pick: 118
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • First-team All-Big 12 (2011)
Career NFL statistics
Stats at NFL.com

Sean Porter (born January 12, 1991) is an American football outside linebacker for the Cincinnati Bengals of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Texas A&M. Porter was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in the fourth round of the 2013 NFL Draft.

Early years[edit]

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 career[edit]

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 career[edit]

NFL Draft[edit]

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

Cincinnati Bengals[edit]

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

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