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    Alex Porter
    34 Alex Porter
    Hometown:
    Kenilworth, Ill.

    High School:
    New Trier

    Height / Weight:
    6-0 / 230

    Position:
    LB

    2011: Member of UI squad.

    2010: Redshirted the 2010 season ... Joined the team as a walk-on prior to the 2010 season.

    High School: All-area selection in 2009 ... Two-time All-Central Suburban League in 2008 and 2009 ... Named CSL Defensive Player of the Year in 2009 ... Collected 158 tackles, 28 sack and five forced fumbles across the 2008 and 2009 seasons ... Earned two varsity letters in football at New Trier.

    Personal: Son of Richard and Karen Porter ... Born on Dec. 3, 1991, in Alexandria, Va. ... Enrolled in the general curriculum ... Has two younger brothers, Andrew and Jack, and a younger sister, Katie ... J Leman is his Fighting Illini hero ... Plans on earning his MBA following graduation.

    (updated 4/10/12)

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