FROM STAFF REPORTS
EAST POINT, Ga. -- Former Auburn defensive back Kevin Porter was named head coach Thursday for Atlanta Christian College, which will become Point University on July 1.
Porter is leaving a similar position at Avila University in Kansas City, Mo.. Porter will also serve as Atlanta Christian College’s athletic director.
Porter played at Auburn in the early 1980s and was a two-time All-SEC selection at cornerback.
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A third-round pick by the Kansas City Chiefs in 1988, Porter spent six years in the NFL, ending his career in 1993 with the New York Jets.
Atlanta Christian College is moving its campus to West Point, Ga., this summer. It has applied to play its first season (2012-13) as a member of NAIA.