Clinton Portis

Clinton Portis

Clinton Earl Portis (born September 1, 1981) was am American football running back in the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the second round of the 2002 NFL Draft, Portis gained fame for being the starting running back for the Washington Redskins for seven seasons and is considered to be one of the best Redskins in history.

About Clinton Portis

Clinton Earl Portis (born September 1, 1981) is a former American football running back in the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the second round of the 2002 NFL Draft. He played college football at the University of Miami. Portis is best known for being the starting running back for the Washington Redskins for seven seasons and considered one of the best Redskins in history. Portis starred at the University of Miami. He considered going to the University of South Carolina but a fight that he had at Gainesville High School had his scholarship taken away. He became just the second true freshman to start at running back since the 1975 season. Portis set a school freshman record with five 100-yard performances, and led the team with 838 yards and eight touchdowns on 143 carries (5.9 avg.) in 10 games. He also caught four passes for 44 yards (11.0 avg.) and 2 touchdowns.

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