Matthew Scott Porter (born July 14, 1979), better known as Scott Porter, is an American actor and occasional singer known for his role as Jason Street in the NBC television drama Friday Night Lights. His character was injured during a football game in the pilot episode and became disabled. The character was inspired by David Edwards, a high school football player.
Porter was paired with Alyson Michalka and Vanessa Hudgens in the 2009 film Bandslam featuring his song "Pretend" in the album. In 2010, he played the role of Blake, a law firm investigator, in CBS's legal drama The Good Wife.
He stars as George Tucker in The CW comedy-drama series Hart of Dixie.
Porter was born in Omaha, Nebraska and attended Lake Howell High School in Winter Park, Florida. At Lake Howell, Porter was a wide receiver on the football team and graduated in 1997. Porter attended the University of Central Florida. While in college, Porter sang vocal percussion in an a capella vocal group, 4:2:Five. Porter also worked as a baby-sitter and "didn't have time to party."