Lotulelei, Cornett, Randle and Jackson tabbed MVPs.
UNLV: A good-sized, hard-hitting defender who moved from linebacker up to the line this spring and is listed No. 1 at one DE spot heading into fall … Last name is pronounced “por-SHAY.”
2014: Played in nine games as a sophomore linebacker … Finished with a career-high 28 total tackles, including two for loss.
2013: Earned his first letter as a Rebel by playing in nine games … Totaled seven tackles on the season.
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 Nov. 21, 1992, in Los Angeles … The son of Delores Jones and Ignatius Porchia Sr. … Majoring in public administration.