Daryl Porter Jr.

Daryl Porter Jr.

Position: Cornerback

Height: 5:11

Weight: 192

Class: Redshirt Sophomore

Hometown: Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

High School: American Heritage

2020 (Freshman Year)

  • Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team
  • Added depth at cornerback, seeing action in six games
  • Used on special teams
  • Saw action on a season-high 21 plays, including 12 defensive snaps against Eastern Kentucky
  • Used on a season-high nine special teams plays against Eastern Kentucky
  • WVU Scout Team Defensive Player of the Week (TCU)

High School

  • Played cornerback for coach Pat Surtain at American Heritage High School
  • All-Broward County First Team honoree
  • Helped the Patriots to a 10-2 mark as a senior
  • A versatile defender who can play cornerback or safety
  • Recorded 20 total tackles (16 solo), three TFLs, six interceptions and one fumble recovery as a senior
  • Recorded 70 yards on interception returns as a senior for an 11.7 average per return
  • Posted 11 tackles, one interception as a junior
  • Three-year career numbers of 33 total tackles (28 solo), nine interceptions and 19 pass breakups
  • Helped American Heritage to a 20-4 two-year mark
  • Three-star ranking by ESPN, rivals and 247Sports
  • Rivals ranked him No. 77 at his position
  • 247Sports ranked him No. 215 overall in the state of Florida
  • ESPN ranked him No. 278 overall in the state
  • Standout track athlete for American Heritage
  • Also offered by Baylor, Boston College, Indiana, Iowa State, Louisville, Minnesota, Penn State, TCU, Utah, Vanderbilt and Washington State


  • Son of Daryl Porter Sr. and Alexsandra Jones
  • Father played eight years in the NFL with Miami, Buffalo, New England and Tennessee
  • One of four children (1 brother, 2 sisters)
  • Cousin of former NFL receiver Santana Moss
  • Majoring in sport management
  • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll
  • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

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