Quarterback Tyler Matthews led the White Team to a 22-14 victory in the Spring Game.
Southern Miss plays Rice to open the 2014 Conference USA slate on Saturday at The Rock.
The Golden Eagles return to practice Thursday morning at 8.
2015 (Junior): Played in all 14 games, finishing with 11 tackles (eight solo), including four sacks… Notched season-high two tackles against Mississippi State (9/5) and North Texas (10/3)… Credited with three quarterback hurries and two pass breakups.
2014 (Sophomore): Played in all 12 games on the season ... Recorded 11 tackles on the year (five solo, six assisted) with 1.5 sacks and two quarterback hurries ... Had a season-best three stops against Appalachian State and Rice ... Added two tackles at Mississippi State and Alcorn State ... Boasted a sack for eight yards in the season opener on the road at Mississippi State ... Combined for a sack for six yards against Rice ... Notched quarterback hurries against Mississippi State and Louisiana Tech.
2013 (Freshman): Played in the final eight games of the season ... Made collegiate debut against FIU ... Finished inaugural season with 12 total tackles (seven solo, five assisted) with a sack ... Had a season-high five tackles against North Texas, registering a season-best two solo stops and three assisted tackles ... Also had two solo tackles including a 6-yard sack in the Golden Eagles' 62-27 victory over UAB ... Forced and recovered a fumble against North Texas ... Had quarterback hurries against Marshall and Middle Tennessee, while registering pass breakups against East Carolina and Florida Atlantic.
High School: Two-star recruit by Rivals.com, 247Sports.com and Scout.com ... Played for coach Tommy Clopton at Brookhaven High School ... Helped Panthers to State Championship as a sophomore and the State Playoffs as a freshman, junior and senior ... Earned All-State honors as a sophomore (Honorable Mention), junior (Second Team) and Senior (First Team) ... Named First Team All-State All-District, All-Area and All-Region final three years of high school ... Played in the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Game ... Tallied 101 tackles (74 solo) with 13 tackles for loss during his senior campaign.
Personal: Full name is Ja'Boree Maurice Poole ... Son of Rochland and Bryce Porter ... Has two sisters, Teran Madiso and Braelyn Porter, and a brother, Bryson Porter ... Born on Nov. 8, 1994 in Prentiss, Miss. ... Majoring in sport management.
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