29 Apr Porter signs undrafted free-agent deal with Buffalo
Former Navarro College and Baylor University offensive lineman Maurice ‘Mo’ Porter signed an undrafted free-agent contract with the NFL’s Buffalo Bills on Saturday.
The Bills had 78 players on their roster after completing an eight-man draft class, leaving spots open for up to a dozen priority free agents barring any more roster moves, according to the Buffalo News.
Porter, a 6-foot-6, 310-pounder, played in all 12 games with 11 starts at left tackle last season. A two-year letterman at Baylor, Porter was a dominant lineman and No. 1 rated junior college prospect in Texas per 247Sports from Navarro. The former national Top-200 prospect out of high school signed with Baylor in its 2013 recruiting class.
Porter played two seasons at Navarro under coach Brian Mayper and offensive line coach Cody Crill. Coming out of Navarro, Porter was ranked 15th by 247Sports, 27th on ESPN JC50, 57th on Rivals JC 100 and 62nd by Scout. During his sophomore season at Navarro, Porter graded 83 percent with eight knockdowns and two pancakes for a 7-3 Bulldog squad.
The Fort Bend Marshall High School product started playing football as a sophomore and played three seasons for head coach James Williams.
—compiled from combined sources by Mike Montfort