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Former CSU Player Porter Joins Football Staff

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Joey Porter (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Joey Porter (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) – Former Colorado State and NFL standout Joey Porter will join the Rams’ coaching staff this season as he finishes up his degree.

Rams football coach Jim McElwain said Wednesday that Porter will serve as an undergraduate student assistant coach. Porter was a star for the Rams and went on to play 13 seasons in the NFL, winning a Super Bowl title with the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2005. He will be inducted into CSU’s sports Hall of Fame in November.

McElwain, who attended the practice of the Denver Broncos on Wednesday, says of bringing Porter on board: “This is another example of reaching back into our past to help build our future at Colorado State.”

Porter is working toward his liberal arts degree with a focus on social studies.

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