Porter Gustin
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Gustin during a game in 2020
No. 96 – Miami Dolphins
Position:Defensive end
Personal information
Born: (1997-02-08) February 8, 1997 (age 25)
Boise, Idaho
Height:6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight:257 lb (117 kg)
Career information
High school:Salem Hills (UT)
College:USC
Undrafted:2019
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status:Practice squad/injured
Career NFL statistics as of 2022
Total tackles:52
Sacks:1.0
Fumble recoveries:2
Player stats at NFL.com · PFR

Porter Gustin (born February 8, 1997) is an American football defensive end for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at USC.[1]

Professional career

Pre-draft measurables
Height Weight Arm length Hand span 40-yard dash Vertical jump Broad jump Bench press
6 ft 4+12 in
(1.94 m)
255 lb
(116 kg)
33 in
(0.84 m)
10 in
(0.25 m)
4.69 s 35.5 in
(0.90 m)
9 ft 11 in
(3.02 m)
31 reps
All values from NFL Combine[2]

New Orleans Saints

Gustin was signed by the New Orleans Saints as an undrafted free agent following the 2019 NFL Draft.[3] He was waived on August 31, 2019.[4]

Cleveland Browns

On November 4, 2019, Gustin was signed to the Cleveland Browns practice squad.[5] He was promoted to the active roster on November 22, 2019.[6]

Gustin was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list by the team on November 26, 2020,[7] and activated on December 8.[8] In the Wild Card round of the playoffs against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Gustin intercepted a pass thrown by Ben Roethlisberger during the 48–37 win.[9]

Gustin was given an exclusive-rights free agent tender by the Browns on March 5, 2021.[10] He signed the one-year contract on April 15.[11] Gustin was waived by the Browns on August 31, 2021.[12] Gustin was re-signed to the Browns' practice squad on September 1, 2021.[13] The Browns elevated Gustin to their active roster on November 20, 2021, and again on December 18..[14] He was signed to the Browns' active roster on December 21, 2021.[15]

Miami Dolphins

The Miami Dolphins signed Gustin on June 8, 2022. He was waived by the Dolphins on August 30, 2022 and re-signed to the practice squad.[16][17]

References

  1. ^ "Former USC linebacker Porter Gustin pushes through doubts, concerns for NFL combine". Los Angeles Times. February 25, 2019.
  2. ^ "Porter Gustin Combine Profile". NFL.com. Retrieved August 1, 2020.
  3. ^ "Saints announce roster moves". NewOrleansSaints.com. May 10, 2019. Retrieved November 25, 2019.
  4. ^ "New Orleans Saints make roster reductions to 53". NewOrleansSaints.com. August 31, 2019. Retrieved November 25, 2019.
  5. ^ "Browns sign DE Porter Gustin to practice squad". ClevelandBrowns.com. November 4, 2019. Retrieved November 25, 2019.
  6. ^ "Browns elevate DE Porter Gustin, DT Brandin Bryant to active roster". ClevelandBrowns.com. November 22, 2019. Retrieved November 25, 2019.
  7. ^ "Browns place DE Porter Gustin on reserve/COVID-19 list". ClevelandBrowns.com. November 26, 2020. Retrieved January 1, 2021.
  8. ^ "Browns make roster moves". ClevelandBrowns.com. December 8, 2020. Retrieved January 1, 2021.
  9. ^ "Wild Card - Cleveland Browns at Pittsburgh Steelers - January 10th, 2021". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2021-01-10.
  10. ^ Gribble, Andrew (March 5, 2021). "Browns place tender on 2 exclusive rights free agents". ClevelandBrowns.com. Retrieved March 8, 2021.
  11. ^ "2021 NFL Transactions: Signings – April". NFL.com. Retrieved April 15, 2021.
  12. ^ Gribble, Andrew (August 31, 2021). "Browns announce initial 53-man roster heading into 2021 season". ClevelandBrowns.com.
  13. ^ "Browns sign 11 to practice squad". ClevelandBrowns.com. September 1, 2021.
  14. ^ "Browns make roster moves". ClevelandBrowns.com. November 20, 2021.
  15. ^ "Browns place DE Takkarist McKinley on injured reserve, sign DE Porter Gustin to active roster". ClevelandBrowns.com. December 21, 2021.
  16. ^ "Dolphins make roster moves". MiamiDolphins.com. August 30, 2022.
  17. ^ "Dolphins make roster moves". MiamiDolphins.com. September 1, 2022.