Former Steelers LB Joey Porter turns himself in on 14 year old warrant

Christian Petersen

Porter, now a student assistant at Colorado State, had an outstanding warrant dating back to his college days in Fort Collins, Colo.

Who ride? We ride.

Who drove? Joey Porter drove on a restrained driver's license and was ticketed for speeding May 3, 1999. He missed a final court date in Fort Collins, Colo., while he was in training camp with the Steelers his rookie season, and, Wednesday, turned himself into local authorities.

Porter was released on $1,100 bond, nearly 14 years after he was expected to be in court, Aug. 16, 1999.

Porter is serving as a student assistant coach with Colorado State, the school Porter attended through the first semester of the 1998-99 school year. He was a third round pick of the Steelers in the 1999 NFL Draft.

The Coloradoan paraphrased CSU football coach Jim McElwain, saying the situation would be used as a learning opportunity for the student athletes Porter is coaching.

One possible lesson could be warrants don't expire, and if you're heading back to the town in which one is outstanding, you'll likely have to deal with it.

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