Iggy Porchia
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Iggy Porchia

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Los Angeles, CA

High School:
Venice HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 210

Position:
LB

Birthdate:
11/21/1992

Experience:
1L

12/03/2012

2012 Team Awards Announced

Lotulelei, Cornett, Randle and Jackson tabbed MVPs.

UNLV: A good-sized, hard-hitting linebacker that will look to compete for his first playing time this fall ... Last name is pronounced "por-SHAY."

2012: Redshirted season after joining team in fall camp ... Named UNLV's Co-Defensive Scout Team Player of the Year.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2011 graduate of Venice HS ... A two-year letterwinner under coach Angelo Gasca ... Excelled at linebacker and defensive end but also played some tight end ... Earned First Team All-Western League honors and was a second team all-city selection ... Helped the Gondoliers to a 10-2 record as a senior, after a 6-6 season during his junior year ... Recorded 70 tackles, including four sacks as a junior, but upped his numbers to 96 tackles and 10 sacks as a senior.

PERSONAL: Ignatius Donnell Porchia Jr. was born on Nov. 21, 1992, in Los Angeles ... The son of Delcres Jones and Ignatius Porchia Sr. ... Majoring in business.

 
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