LA Tech defeated UTEP, 55-3
Coach Holtz previews the Northwestern State game
2014: Registered four total tackles on the year (one solo, three assisted) with one solo stop for a loss of three yards, two QB hurries and one fumble recovery ... Made his first career appearance at No. 4/3 Oklahoma (8/30) ... Registered three total tackles (one solo, two assisted) with his solo tackle being for a loss of three yards ... Credited with a QB hurry at No. 5/5 Auburn (9/27) ... Recovered a fumble and assisted on a tackle against UTEP (10/4) ... Had one quarterback hurry at Marshall in the C-USA Championship Game (12/6).
2013: Did not play.
2012: Did not play.
2011: Redshirted 2011 season, did not play ... Member of the scout squad.
High School: Rated as the seventh-best defensive tackle in the state by Louisiana Football Magazine ... Graduated from Northside High School in 2011 ... Lettered in football, wrestling and track and field ... A two-time all-state selection in football along with being a two-time all-district and district MVP honoree ... Team reached the state quarterfinals in three of his four years ... Coached by Vincent DeRouen.
Personal: Tyler Porter ... Son of Alvin Noel and Monica Porter ... Born on Nov. 29, 1992 in Lafayette, La. ... Chose Louisiana Tech over Central Arkansas, McNeese State, Northwestern State, Southern and Southeastern Louisiana ... Recruited by Pierre Ingram.