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Jose Portilla
#76 | Center | Xtreme Roster

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Position: C
College: Arizona
Height: 6-6
Weight: 315
Born: 9-11-72
Selected by Xtreme with 81st pick in 2000 draft
NFL: 2 yrs
Signed as non-drafted free agent by Atlanta, 1998

Pro Career: Standing 6-6, 315 gives Team X good size up front… Spent training camp with the Atlanta Falcons but was released prior to 2000 season… played in four games with Falcons in 1999… only Falcon rookie in 1998 to make team that season as an non-drafted free agent… played in all 16 regular season games and all three post season games including NFC Championship and Super Bowl XXXIII with Falcons in ‘98… played with Xtreme teammate Ken Oxendine…

College: Two year starter as junior (1996) and senior (1997) for Dick Tomey at Arizona... made 1st Team Pac-10 All-Academic (1997)… played junior college ball at Ricks College in Idaho… team lost just one game in his two years there.

Personal: Born in Zaragoza, Mexico... moved to Houston area at age six… named all-district at MacArthur High School in Houston, TX… took two years (1994-95) off from football to complete Mormon mission working with inner-city gang members in Chicago, Ill… past two years has helped run football clinic in Monterey, Mexico to raise money for LA Ciudad Des Ninos, a local orphanage... even at 315lbs can slam dunk a basketball… married, he and wife Joleen have one son, Roman (1)… family resides in Buford, GA.

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