Joey Porter Jr.
Joey Porter Jr.  CB  Penn State | NFL Draft 2023 Souting Report - Portrait Image
Joey Porter Jr.
Height
6-2
Weight
192
College
Penn State
Position
CB
Class
Sophomore
Home town
Bakersfield, CA
89.9/100
Player Rating
3
PositionRank
4.47
FortyYD Time
Interceptions
1
Interception YDS
1
Passes Defensed
4
Tackles
51
Sol tackles
40

Joey Porter Jr. CB Penn State | NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Joey Porter Jr. CB Penn State
NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

40 time: 4.47 seconds
Height: 6-2 Weight: 192
Date of Birth: 07/26/2000 Age: 21.11
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Overall Rating: 89.9 / 100
Game performance weighted rating
Tackling:
84%
Run Defense:
68%
Coverage:
79%
Zone:
77%
Man/Press:
74%
DRAFT GRADE: 1st - Mid Position rank: #3
College Games: 25 College Snaps: 1264
ESPN College Recruiting
Grade: Model.PlayerDetailFlat.RecruitingStarRating ESPN  Stars Model.PlayerDetailFlat.RecruitingStarRating ESPN  Stars (81/100)
College Combine Results
OVR Rank: #30 Pos Rank: #19 State Rank: #2
College Combine Results
247 Sports Recruiting
Grade: Model.PlayerDetailFlat._247_RecruitingStarRating Stars Model.PlayerDetailFlat._247_RecruitingStarRating Stars (89.69/100 )
Ovr Rank: #234 Pos Rank: #24
Draft Profile: Bio
Joey Porter Jr. attended North Allegheny High School and was rated a 4 star prospect by 247 Sports with a scout's rating of 0.897, going unranked by ESPN Following high school, Porter Jr. opted to join Penn State.

In 2019 as a freshman Porter Jr. saw action in 4 games and played on a total of 80 snaps for the Nittany Lions. He recorded 3 tackles, one assist, while adding no stops. In coverage Porter Jr. notched up one pass break up, no interceptions, and a QB rating when targetted of 156.3.

As a sophomore for the Nittany Lions in 2020 Porter Jr. played in 8 games and took part on 415 snaps for the Nittany Lions. He made 28 tackles, 4 assists, and had 8 stops. In coverage Porter Jr. totaled 2 pass break ups, no interceptions, and a QB rating when targetted of 127.0.

In 2021 as a junior Porter Jr. played in 13 games and contributed on 769 snaps. He chalked up 46 tackles, 9 assists, and added 14 stops. In the secondary Porter Jr. forced 3 pass break ups, one interception, and gave up a QB rating when targetted of 84.7.
Scouting Report: Strengths
  • Aware zone cornerback who is also adept in man coverage, flashing physical hand punch at the line and straight-line speed to stay with receivers downfield.
  • Very aggressive attacking receiver blocks and tackles like a safety.
  • Good instincts and anticipation reads and reacts with discipline. Dangerous with the ball in his hands.
  • Good agility and balance when shadowing his target. Competitive player.
  • Has good ball skills to locate and attack the ball in the air.
Scouting Report: Weaknesses
  • Questionable technique and he gets lazy with fundamentals, sometimes getting high in his backpedal and will breach the coverage call seeking flashy plays
  • Has a high backpedal and loses a step in transition. Plays with adequate speed but there are concerns about his ability to handle the truly explosive speedsters of the NFL.
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How other scouting services rate Joey Porter Jr. (Overall Rank)

All Scouts AverageOverall Rank
38.2
All Scouts AveragePosition Rank
8.0