Say Larry Porter's name among coaches and the first things that are likely to come to mind are "one of the best recruiters in the country", "former Memphis head coach", and "one of the best running back coaches in the country". Those are among the many reasons that Larry Fedora ultimately felt he was an excellent addition to the Tarheels staff, and there's no doubt that he hired a great coach.
The list of notable running backs that Larry Porter has mentored is both lengthy and impressive. At Oklahoma State he tutored Tatum Bell and Vernand Morency (both drafted in the first three rounds of the NFL Draft), and at LSU his potent backfields included the likes of Joseph Addai, Jacob Hester, Trindon Holliday and Charles Scott.
His coaching style is demanding of his players, and his attention to detail is second to none. Take a closer look at what makes him so successful with running backs in the mic'd up session below.
Now if someone would just mic him up on the recruiting trail...