Blue White Illustrated

May 2023

Penn State Sports Magazine

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2 6 M A Y 2 0 2 3 W W W . B L U E W H I T E O N L I N E . C O M P enn State has never had a defensive back picked in the first round of the NFL Draft. Now, however, it's on the cusp of having two in as many years. For- mer Nittany Lion cornerback Joey Por- ter Jr. is expected to hear his name called within the first 31 picks of this year's pro selection process. Next year, Kalen King figures to be in a similar position. A junior corner- back from Detroit, King boasts an on- field resume that bears some simi- larities to Porter's, but also some key differences. Porter redshirted Turbulence Ahead Star cornerback Kalen King looks to give opposing passers a rough ride this fall G R E G P I C K E L | G R E G. P I C K E L @ O N 3 . C O M King was third in the FBS as a sopho- more with 21 passes defended. He recently earned preseason All-America honors from the Walter Camp Football Foundation. PHOTO BY DANIEL ALTHOUSE

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