Kyle Porter committed to Texas a day before National Signing Day earlier this month and was one of the first signs that Texas was going to have a big day to follow.
Why was Porter’s commitment a big deal? Other than the fact that he rushed for 1,938 yards and 36 touchdowns as a senior for the undefeated Class 6A, Division I Texas state champion Katy Tigers? Well, here’s what people have said about him.
Texas was not supposed to land Katy RB Kyle Porter. That's a huge pickup for Charlie Strong.Advertisement
— Ryan Autullo (@AutulloAAS) February 2, 2016
— Cedric Golden (@CedGolden) February 3, 2016
Strong told Katy RB Kyle Porter not to call unless he was committing. Phone rang Tues. "I said, ‘Oh, this is going to be interesting.’"
— Brian Davis (@BDavisAAS) February 3, 2016
I've been covering UT recruiting for 20 years and Kyle Porter is the first Katy High kid I've ever seen commit to the Longhorns.
— Geoff Ketchum (@gkketch) February 2, 2016
Katy running back Kyle Porter commits to UT today. Great kid, great player. One of the top runners in the country. https://t.co/aje1UMi01Q
— Terry Schaub (@TerrySchaub) February 2, 2016
Kyle Porter!!! Katy TD! 31-0 4th quarter pic.twitter.com/0pz70XXVvn
— Katy ISD Athletics (@KatyISDAthletic) December 12, 2015
Kyle Porter of Katy is a class act! Really liked his post game interview remarks. Very humble kid who's going places. 🏈
— ⭐️ Latrice Hughes ⭐️ (@TriceyRockstar) December 5, 2015
Kyle Porter for Katy! Wow. Just turned the game on to see him run for his 5th td. This kid is a stud. I want him in Fayetteville @CoachSings
— Tyler Burchfield (@BurchfieldTyler) December 5, 2015
— Angel Verdejo Jr. (@ahverdejo) December 5, 2015
Porter missed four games last season with an ankle injury and still found a way to rush for nearly 2,000 yards and become a touchdown scoring machine. He scored five touchdowns alone against Manvel in the state playoffs, then added three more in the title game against Lake Travis.
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