The massive (6-7, 290) senior from Fayette also receives his undergraduate degree Friday.
Porter, one of 13 JSU players on the All-Ohio Valley Conference teams, was the only JSU player named on any of the three AP teams announced Wednesday. He was the only player not from Southeast Missouri on the first-team All-OVC offensive line.
The only other Ohio Valley Conference player on the AP first team was Tennessee State defensive back Eugene Clifford.
Stephen. F. Austin's Jeremy Moses capped his record-breaking career as the first-team quarterback. He leads the nation in yards passing (3,998) and touchdown passes (34), while setting Southland Conference records for career passing yards and total offense.
Taiwan Jones of Eastern Washington, the second-leading rusher in the nation, also was a first-team pick.
Two running backs JSU faced in the latter part of the season -- Southeast Missouri's Henry Harry and Wofford's Eric Breitenstein, were both second-team picks.
Other second- and third-team picks from the OVC included Murray State receiver Marcus Harris (second), SEMO lineman Sean Middleton (third) and Eastern Kentucky defensive lineman Andrew Soucy (third).