6  Donald Porter
Donald Porter

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Charles Town, W.Va.

High School:
Martinsburg

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 181

Position:
CB

Birthdate:
08/07/1988

Major:
Philosophy


12/28/2011

Newsday.com names Football's run to postseason as one of top 11 N.Y. sports moments of 2011

Seawolves top Liberty in Big South title game, comeback to beat Albany, and take No. 1 Sam Houston State to end

11/26/2011

Football stages comeback to beat Albany, 31-28

Seawolves will play No. 1 ranked Sam Houston State in the second round next Saturday.

11/12/2011

Football routs Gardner-Webb, 76-28

Jackolski sets Big South record with five TDs

10/15/2011

Football routs St. Anselm, 55-6

Ground game rushes for 404 yards and 4 TDs; Essington throws for 275 yards and 3 TDs

10/08/2011

Essington's five TDs lead Stony Brook past Presbyterian, 42-24

Brevi catches two touchdowns, including hail mary to end first half

2011: Played in all 13 games, starting seven ... 51 tackles ... led Big South with six interceptions ... team-leader with eight pass breakups ... made four tackles at Sam Houston State (12/3) ... recorded nine tackles, including one for loss, two pass breakups, an interception and a key tip that led to an interception vs. Albany (11/26) ... made five tackles and had two pass breakups vs. Liberty (11/19) ... recorded six tackles and made an interception at Gardner-Webb (11/12) ... made four tackles, had a pass breakup and returned two kicks for 36 yards at Charleston Southern (11/5) ... had a tackle vs. Coastal Carolina (10/29) ... made two tackles at VMI (10/22) ... had two tackles and a pass breakup vs. St. Anselm (10/15) ... recorded two tackles and an interception vs. Presbyterian (10/8) ... had five tackles and a pass breakup vs. Lafayette (9/24) ... recorded three tackles vs. Brown (9/17) ... had four tackles and an interception at Buffalo (9/10) ... made two interceptions and had four tackles at UTEP (9/3)

2010: Switched to cornerback ... made four tackles at South Florida (9/4) ... suffered season-ending injury against Bulls.

2009: One of team's top receivers ... played in all 11 games with four starts ... led the team with 476 receiving yards ... fourth on the team with 15 catches ... second with five TD receptions ... also returned 13 kickoffs for 241 yards ... second in the Big South with his average of 19.0 yards per catch ... also finished among the league's top-10 in reception yards and yards per game ... three tackles on special teams ... career best five catches in the season opener at Hofstra (9/5) ... first TD of the season came on a 10-yard play with 47 seconds left to lift SBU to a win over Brown (9/19) ... season long kick return of 37 yards at Massachusetts (10/3) ... career game vs. Presbyterian with four catches for 156 yards and a pair of scores ... 150 all-purpose yards at North Dakota (10/10), including four catches for 91 yards and a score ... threw out of a "Wildcat" formation for a key two-point conversion in the win over Liberty (11/21).

2008: Solid second season, seeing action in 10 games with one start ... played as both a receiver and as the primary kick return specialist ... fourth on the team in receptions and receiving yards ... finished eighth in the Big South in average yards per kick return ... fourth on the team in all-purpose yardage ... pair of catches against Colgate (8/30) to start the season ... season-long reception of 37 yards came against Hofstra (9/26) ... career-high three catches vs. Gardner-Webb (11/1) ... career best kick return of 76 yards at Iona (11/8) ... returned a season-high four kicks in back-to-back games at Coastal Carolina (10/25) and vs. Gardner-Webb ... had 115 all-purpose yards in each of those contests, a career-high ... returned at least two kicks over the last six games of the season ... also recorded six tackles on special teams.

2007: Played in 10 games as a true freshman ... saw most of his action on special teams ... turned into the squad's top kick-off returner ... led the team with 21 returns for 463 yards ... 10 tackles on special teams ... two catches as a wide receiver ... two tackles in his first collegiate game at Bucknell (9/8) ... got off a 33-yard kick return at Youngstown St. (9/15) ... first collegiate catch at Hofstra (9/29) ... season-high six returns for 115 yards at Richmond (10/13) ... season-long return of 38 yards in the final game of the season at Elon (11/17).

High School: A 2007 graduate of Martinsburg High School in Martinsburg, West Virginia ... lettered all four years in football at wide receiver ... two-time all-state player ... all-area selection ... also ran track and played basketball.

Personal: Born Donald Porter, Jr. on August 7, 1988 in Poolsville, Maryland ... son of Donald and Cheryl Porter ... one brother and two sisters ... father played collegiate football at Oregon and went on to play in the NFL for the New York Jets.

Porter's Defensive Statistics
Year GP/GS UA A Totals TFL Sacks Int. PB FR FF
2011 13/7 33 18 51 2.0-2 - 6-21 8 - -