The Packers are doing plenty of homework on this quarterback who, just like Cam Newton, transferred from Florida because of Tim Tebow. This Division II star is big, fast and strong but would rather go to his third, fourth and fifth read than take off running.
March 16, 2011
A crowd of 9,300 came to watch the only Maryland football action in nearly four months Saturday for the annual Red-White football game. The crowd saw its first real glimpse of highly-touted transfer quarterback Josh Portis, who showed off his mobility with a quarterback sneak, an escaped sack and an option run – quarterback athleticism the Terps haven't seen in some time.
April 29, 2007
With returning starter Sam Hollenbach and junior Jordan Steffy sturdily positioned on Maryland's depth chart as the Nos. 1 and 2 quarterbacks, respectively, the grappling for starting jobs will take place at other spots. There is, however, a pair of blue-chip quarterback recruits who are planting seeds for fierce competition in the coming years.
August 9, 2006
Now that the book has been closed by Coach Urban Meyer on this very strange and equally sad saga that is Josh Portis and his mother, Patricia, the simple question is how did things spiral out of control? The better question, however, is why did it take so long to jettison Portis and Portis from the Florida football landscape?
December 12, 2005
The instant-gratification era in which we currently live plays a big part in the mindset that leads to situation such as the one involving Gators backup quarterback Josh Portis. As the song goes, "I want it all. I want it all. I want it all, and I want it now!"
December 11, 2005
At this evening's practice session, Josh Portis got a large number of reps and ran most of the drills from behind center. So, appropriately, we've provided a highlight reel of his drills entitled, "The Josh Portis Minute." ALSO: Get a sneak preview of a highly talented Meyer kid who has the potential to be a Gator gridiron star!
August 9, 2005