Name: Tommy Porter
Position: Defensive Back
Weight: 190 pounds
Hometown: La Cañada Flintridge, Calif.
High School: Flintridge Prep
2020 stats: No high school season in California
2021 projections: Tommy is going to be spending this season on the scout team but his versatility means he should be able to fill a variety of roles there.
How’d he get here?: Chose the preferred walk-on opportunity with the Syracuse Orange over offers from several D2 and D3 schools.
What’d recruiting sites say?: No rankings
Money Quote: Playing eight-man football in California, Tommy was an all-purpose back
““Tommy is a complete player for us,” Flintridge Prep third-year coach Russell White said. “He can run, catch and do well on special teams.”
Twitter feed: @tommyporter21
Tweet O’Wonder: Let’s check out some footage from Tommy’s club season
What movie would Dino recommend for him?: If you come from California and have the last name Porter, Dino’s picking “The Sandlot” and giving you the nickname Ham. Those are the rules
Interesting nugget o’interest: Tommy tore his ACL twice in high school so getting to the point where he was added as a walk-on is a testament to his dedication.
Let’s get a look at ya: Here’s some high school highlights