Tuesday, July 12, 2022

53 days to WCU Football Kickoff - #53 EJ Porter

Welcome to the twelfth annual Catamount Football  "100 days to WCU Football Kickoff Countdown"

It's now 53 days until the kickoff of Catamount football on Saturday, September 3rd, 2022, against the Charleston Southern Buccaneers, on Buccaneer Field in Charleston, SC

To help pass those long summer days, and hopefully, get the Catamount faithful more excited about the upcoming season, and knowledgeable of the team members, we'll continue the football countdown each day until kickoff day.

Today we highlight #53 and the linebacker assigned to 53:

#53 EJ Porter

 POSITION Linebacker
 CLASS Junior
 COLLEGE Coastal Carolina
 HOMETOWN Atlantic Beach, Fla.
 HIGH SCHOOL The Bolles School

Prior to Western Carolina: Transferred to WCU from Coastal Carolina after graduating in December 2021 with a bachelor's degree in sociology;

Coastal Carolina (2017-21): 38 career games played with two starts at linebacker ... Recorded 33 career tackles with 11 solo stops and 1.5 tackles for loss ... Missed most of the 2019 season with a foot injury; 

High School: Was a two-star recruit by 247Sports.com and Scout.com as a prep ... Was a third-team All-Area selection as an athlete by DuvalSports.com ... Selected honorable mention Jacksonville Times-Union All-First Coast ... Had 77 crries for 624 yards and 10 touchdowns while adding 25 receptions for 308 yards and five TDs ... Helped his high school team reach the 4A state championship game, scoring twice in the title game.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Thank you for the highlight of EJ! Can't wait to watch him this season 💜