Joey Porter Jr. put his commitment to Penn State in writing Wednesday morning.
He signed his national letter of intent Wednesday morning at North Allegheny Senior High School in his hometown of Wexford, Pa. — about 13 miles north of downtown Pittsburgh, just after 7 a.m. About 45 minutes later, he was announced as the third official signee in the Lions’ Class of 2019.
Porter, who is ranked as the No. 4 prospect in Pennsylvania’s senior class, according to 247Sports, chose the Nittany Lions over offers from Pitt, Maryland, LSU, Miami, Arizona State and West Virginia, among others.
The 6-foot-2, 185-pound cornerback is considered a four-star commit and is set to join fellow Pennsylvania native Keaton Ellis (State College) in playing cornerback for PSU.
Porter gave Penn State a verbal commit on Sept. 11. He is the son of Steelers outside linebackers coach and former outside linebacker Joey Porter.
The younger Porter transferred to North Allegheny from North Catholic before his junior year after the latter school fired Jason Gildon as head coach.