Position
Center
Height
6'4
Weight
297 lbs.
Class
Senior
Hometown
Waggaman, La.
High School
Shaw HS

One of four returning starters on offensive line for the Tigers … Started 12 games at center a year ago, helping pave the way for 1,400-yard rusher Jeremy Hill and an LSU offense that set a school-record with 37 rushing touchdowns … Smart player who makes all the calls and checks on offensive line … Good technician who is equally as good in the running game or pass blocking … Transferred to LSU in 2011 after enrolling at Kentucky as a freshman in 2010 … Originally signed with LSU in February of 2010 but enrolled at Kentucky … Spent the fall semester of 2010 at Kentucky before transferring back to LSU in 2011 … Sat out the 2011 season due to NCAA transfer … Played in 22 games during his LSU career, starting 13 times … LSU is 10-3 when he starts at center.

JUNIOR SEASON (2013)
Played and started 12 games at center … Missed only the Furman contest … Saw action on 787 offensive snaps, recording 61 knockdowns … Played every snap in eight of LSU’s 13 games … Had season-high eight knockdowns on 74 snaps in 34-10 win over Texas A&M … Played all 77 snaps against Georgia as Tigers rolled up 41 points against the Bulldogs … Opened season with 87 snaps and four knockdowns in win over TCU … Sat out Furman game with a minor injury … Returned the following week and played all 55 snaps against top-ranked Alabama.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2012)
Played in 10 games with one start against Idaho … Played a total of 71 snaps with four knockdowns … Saw one offensive snap against Alabama and at Arkansas … Played two offensive snaps against South Carolina and at Texas A&M … Only played one offensive snap at Florida … Did not play against Towson … Came in for P.J. Lonergan on the first drive of the game at Auburn and played eight snaps with one knockdown … Made his first career start at center against Idaho and made two knockdowns in 39 snaps … Saw action at center in 15 plays and recorded one knockdown against Washington … Played his first snaps as a Tiger late in the opener against North Texas.

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2011)
Transferred to LSU in January 2011 and sat out the season due to transfer rules … Practiced at the center position to build depth for the Tigers.

FRESHMAN SEASON AT KENTUCKY (2010)
Redshirted as a true freshman at Kentucky.

HIGH SCHOOL
High school defensive tackle who is projected to switch to the offensive line in college … Rated the No. 24 offensive guard prospect in the nation and the No. 14 overall prospect in Louisiana by Rivals.com … A SuperPrep All-American and a member of the Times-Picayune Blue-Chip List … Earned an invitation to the Offense-Defense All-American Bowl … Recorded 65 tackles his senior year after missing five games due to arthroscopic surgery and a hamstring injury … Recorded 85 tackles and 20 tackles for a loss in his junior season along with 11 sacks … Helped his team advance to the state championship game in each of his first three seasons of high school … Coached by Scott Bairnsfather at Shaw HS.

PERSONAL
Full name is Elliott Dwain Porter … Born Dec. 9, 1991 … Majoring in sport administration.

 

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