Jermail Porter

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Jermail Porter
Position: Offensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1986-05-24) May 24, 1986 (age 30)
Place of birth: Akron, Ohio
Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight: 310 lb (141 kg)
Career information
College: Kent State
Undrafted: 2009
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
  • 2009 Wrestling All-American
Career NFL statistics
Games played: 0
Games started: 0
Player stats at

Jermail Porter (born May 24, 1986) is former American football offensive lineman and former wrestler. He was last a member of the Kansas City Chiefs. Porter was not selected in the 2009 NFL Draft since he did not play college football. He was signed as a free agent by the New England Patriots on April 27, 2009.[1] He was later released, and in December 2009 signed with the Kansas City Chiefs.[2] Porter was waived in June 2010.

Porter was Kent State's first All-American wrestler since 1986. Just like Stephen Neal, Porter did not play organized football in any rank, especially college. Similar to Antonio Gates, Porter was a scholarship athlete in another sport for the Kent State Golden Flashes and did not play football.


  1. ^ Fortune, Jonas (April 27, 2009), "No experience necessary: KSU's Porter going to Patriots", Beacon Journal 
  2. ^ "Chiefs add OL Jermail Porter to the Practice Squad",, December 2, 2009 

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