Shamar Porter, 2023 4-star WR out of Nashville, announces SEC commitment
Shamar Porter, a 4-star wide receiver out of Nashville, Tennessee, announced his college commitment on Friday, and he’ll play in the SEC as he wrote in a hashtag that he’s “beyond blessed.”
Porter will join Big Blue Nation as he committed to Kentucky, and the 6-foot-3 and 192 pounder played at Ensworth High School. Porter is the No. 5 player in the state of Tennessee, and the No. 26 wide receiver in the country in the class of 2023, according to the 247Sports Composite. He has a reported 14 offers.
Porter is the third commitment of UK’s 2023 class, as he joins in-state stars Kaden Moorman (RB) from Frankfort and Ty Bryant (DB) from Lexington. Porter is the highest-rated of the 3 recruits. A track and field athlete, Porter ran a 10.91 100, a 22.90 200, and high jumped 5-8 as a sophomore in Spring 2021. Also tripled jumped 43-3.
The Tennessean reported that he chose Kentucky over Georgia, Ole Miss, Vanderbilt and Tennessee. UK offered him during an unofficial visit on Nov. 19, which would have coincided with the Wildcats’ 56-16 home victory over New Mexico State, the Herald-Leader reported.
Before he suffered a torn labrum that kept him out of the postseason, Porter was one of Ensworth’s top offensive threats with 29 receptions for 446 yards and 6 touchdowns.
— Shamar Porter (@porter_shamar) January 28, 2022
Here are his highlights from Hudl: