One of four returning starters on offensive line for the Tigers ... Started 12 games at center a year ago, helping pave the way for 1,400-yard rusher Jeremy Hill and an LSU offense that set a school-record with 37 rushing touchdowns ... Smart player who makes all the calls and checks on offensive line ... Good technician who is equally as good in the running game or pass blocking ... Transferred to LSU in 2011 after enrolling at Kentucky as a freshman in 2010 ... Originally signed with LSU in February of 2010 but enrolled at Kentucky ... Spent the fall semester of 2010 at Kentucky before transferring back to LSU in 2011 ... Sat out the 2011 season due to NCAA transfer ... Played in 22 games during his LSU career, starting 13 times ... LSU is 10-3 when he starts at center.
JUNIOR SEASON (2013)
Played and started 12 games at center ... Missed only the Furman contest ... Saw action on 787 offensive snaps, recording 61 knockdowns ... Played every snap in eight of LSU's 13 games ... Had season-high eight knockdowns on 74 snaps in 34-10 win over Texas A&M ... Played all 77 snaps against Georgia as Tigers rolled up 41 points against the Bulldogs ... Opened season with 87 snaps and four knockdowns in win over TCU ... Sat out Furman game with a minor injury ... Returned the following week and played all 55 snaps against top-ranked Alabama.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2012)
Played in 10 games with one start against Idaho ... Played a total of 71 snaps with four knockdowns ... Saw one offensive snap against Alabama and at Arkansas ... Played two offensive snaps against South Carolina and at Texas A&M ... Only played one offensive snap at Florida ... Did not play against Towson ... Came in for P.J. Lonergan on the first drive of the game at Auburn and played eight snaps with one knockdown ... Made his first career start at center against Idaho and made two knockdowns in 39 snaps ... Saw action at center in 15 plays and recorded one knockdown against Washington ... Played his first snaps as a Tiger late in the opener against North Texas.
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2011)
Transferred to LSU in January 2011 and sat out the season due to transfer rules ... Practiced at the center position to build depth for the Tigers.
FRESHMAN SEASON AT KENTUCKY (2010)
Redshirted as a true freshman at Kentucky.
High school defensive tackle who is projected to switch to the offensive line in college ... Rated the No. 24 offensive guard prospect in the nation and the No. 14 overall prospect in Louisiana by Rivals.com ... A SuperPrep All-American and a member of the Times-Picayune Blue-Chip List ... Earned an invitation to the Offense-Defense All-American Bowl ... Recorded 65 tackles his senior year after missing five games due to arthroscopic surgery and a hamstring injury ... Recorded 85 tackles and 20 tackles for a loss in his junior season along with 11 sacks ... Helped his team advance to the state championship game in each of his first three seasons of high school ... Coached by Scott Bairnsfather at Shaw HS.
Full name is Elliott Dwain Porter ... Born Dec. 9, 1991 ... Majoring in sport administration.