The Washington Redskins have moved yet more players around as they announced the signing of running back Quinn Porter to the practice squad today. Porter was signed to replace running back Javarris James who has been signed to the Indianapolis Colts active squad.
Porter,6’0″, 205 lbs., was an undrafted free agent signed by the Green Bay Packers in April 2010. He was waived last month but in three preseason games with the Packers, rushed for 77 yards on 21 carries with a 3.7 average. Additionally he had a punt return for four yards, a kick off return for 22 yards and a reception for six yards.
The former Packer attended Stillman College where he played in 37 games. In 511 carries he gained 2,788 yards (a 5.5-yard-per-carry average) and 24 touchdowns. Porter caught 68 balls for 887 yards and 12 touchdowns and had a 32-yard-per-carry average on 19 kick-off returns.
An All-Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference selection as a senior, Porter led the conference with 1,247 rushing yards on 194 attempts, a 6.4-yard-per-carry average, and nine touchdowns in nine games.