Was a consistent force at outside linebacker for the Aggies ... earned first-team All-Big 12 honors after posting 79 tackles, and leading the team with 9.5 sacks and second with 17 tackles for loss of yardage ... his 9.5 sacks (.73 per game) led the Big 12 and were tied for No. 16 nationally ... his 17 TFLs ranked tied for third in the Big 12 ... had four or more tackles in every game, including a season-high 10 stops against SMU ... had a season-high two QB sacks against Oklahoma State and Arkansas.
Ranked No. 3 on the team with 74 tackles, including 35 solo stops, while starting all 13 games ... sideline to sideline defender contributed seven tackles for losses and six passes broken up ... posted a career-best 10 tackles against Oklahoma State ... best overall game may have been against Oklahoma when he made seven tackles, broke up three passes and had two tackles for losses ... recovered a fumble against Texas ... contributed eight tackles against FIU and Texas Tech.
Saw action in all 13 games as a true freshman, making two starts ... one of seven true freshmen to appear in all 13 games (Campbell, Nealy, Nwachukwu, Porter, Stewart, Terrell, Valencia) ... was one of the first defenders off the bench, earning first career start at Colorado (11/7) and getting the nod in the Independence Bowl vs Georgia (12/28) ... tallied at least three tackles in 10 of 12 games ... nine tackles came on special teams, ranking third on the squad ... four tackles in win over Baylor (11/21) ... posted a season-best six tackles at Oklahoma (11/14) ... picked up first career sack against the Buffaloes ... matched then-season high with four tackles at Texas Tech (10/24) ... registered four stops, including one for loss, against Utah State (9/19) ... totaled three tackles in 41-6 victory over New Mexico (9/5).
Coached by Greg Ferrara at Clemens High School in Schertz, Texas ... earned first-team All-District (26-4A) honors at linebacker ... named to the San Antonio Express-News All-Area second-team ... as a junior (2007) recorded 137 tackles (85 solo), seven sacks, an interception, forced two fumbles and recovered three more ... as a senior (2008) tallied 139 tackles, seven sacks, intercepted a pass and recovered a fumble ... Maroon and White Report Texas Top 35.
Sean Porter is the son of LeRoy and Natalie Porter ... chose the Aggies over Missouri and Houston ... born January 12, 1991 ... sport management major.