"Man, I just wanted to be out there with the guys. I could hardly stand to be there. I just felt helpless," added Stanley Porter. West Boliver eventually lost to Hollandale Simmons in that game.
Porter fractured his ankle in the fourth
game of the season and missed the remainder of the year. As if the injury were
not bad enough, Stanley was right on the verge of another banner season as he
had already collected 23 tackles, 6 sacks, 4 forced fumbles and 2 fumble recoveries
in just three and half games of action.
Stanley's sophomore season saw
him blow up on the scene as he recorded 89 tackles and 14 sacks. He was named
the 2004 Region 3(2A) Player of the Year as only a 10th grader.
the fractured ankle healed?
"That one is healed. I am over the fractured
Has Porter experienced another injury?
this Spring, I tore a ligament in my foot that dislocated my toe. I am just about
all the way healed from that one too. It is frustrating, but all I can do is pray
to the man upstairs to watch after me."
Spring practice started back
on Monday. Was Stanley able to practice?
"Yea, but I really did not
do a whole lot of cutting on it. I am still trying to be careful."
received a scholarship offer from Ole Miss back in February and accepted it with
a verbal commitment. Is he still solid?
"Yes sir. I like their practice
fields and stadium. They have a great indoor facility, and I like how they go
through their practices so quickly. I just feel like Ole Miss is the school for
Does Stanley continue to hear from other colleges?
get a lot of letters from Auburn, Tennessee, USM, Illinois, and MSU. Of course,
Ole Miss sends me stuff too. They send me the most. I get hand written letters
from different coaches at Ole Miss almost every day."
will participate at the scout combine in Oxford on April 30th.
Stanley Porter is hungry to get healthy
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