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Washington State DB Grant Porter Saved A Man From Committing Suicide

Washington State defensive back Grant Porter made the play of his life this week.

According to the Pullman (Wash.) Police Department, Washington State defensive back Grant Porter and a friend helped stop a suicide attempt at an apartment complex on Wednesday night. has the incredible details:

With school out, there is not much going on in Terre View Drive neighborhood, so it's easy to notice when something isn't right. WSU freshman wide receiver Grant Porter and his friend, Allison Schomburg, noticed something very out of the ordinary as they were driving by the Flats Apartment Wednesday just before midnight.

"I see an individual tied up with some rope on a chair and his hands were behind his back," Porter said.

The man, police later find out is 24-years-old, had a strap tied around his neck, the other end tied to a basketball hoop. Porter and his friend immediately stopped to see what was going on. Porter said at first the man told him he was kidnapped, but he eventually let on he was attempting to end his life.

"I was asking him like was everything okay. It seemed like he was going through some rough stuff," Porter said.

Porter then helped talk the man down before calling the authorities.

A native of Rancho Cucamonga (Calif.), Porter came to Wazzu as a wide receiver. He redshirted during the 2016 season before moving to defensive back this spring.

If Porter never plays a down for the Cougars, his time in Pullman was worth it simply because of this incredible act.