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Sam Martin, P

School: Appalachian State  |  Conference: SOUTH
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: Fayetteville, GA
Height/Weight: 6-0 / 206 lbs.
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11/13/2012 - NOV 12 SOCON SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Sam Martin, Appalachian State, Sr., P/PK, Fayetteville, Ga.,...Sam Martin was a perfect 4-for-4 on field goal attempts and averaged 50.5 yards on four punts as Appalachian State topped Furman 33-28 to earn a share of the Southern Conference championship Saturday. Martin connected on field goals of 27, 47, 19 and 32 yards. His final two field goals accounted for the final six points of the game as the Mountaineers trailed 28-27 midway through the third quarter. With Appalachian State holding a five-point lead with just 1:57 to play, Martin booted a 62-yard punt that was downed at the Furman 1-yard line. Other Nominees: Jerodis Williams (Furman), J.J. Wilcox (Georgia Southern), Tommy Hudson (Chattanooga) and Kasey Redfern (Wofford). - SoCon football

10/16/2012 - OCT 15 SOCON SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Sam Martin, Appalachian State, Sr., P/PK, Fayetteville, Ga.,...Martin had a strong kicking performance for the Mountaineers in Appalachian State's 28-25 come-from-behind win at No. 25 Samford. Martin averaged 48.9 yards per punt on seven attempts. He placed two punts inside the Samford 20-yard line and booted a 60-yarder in the first quarter. Martin also handled the kickoff chores for the Mountaineers and placed four of his five kickoffs in the Samford end zone and forced two touchbacks. His only kick that did not reach the end zone was a squib kick in the game's final minute. Other Nominees: Darreion Robinson (Georgia Southern), Greg Peranich (Samford), Nick Pollard (Chattanooga), Clark Sechrest (Western Carolina) and Christian Reed (Wofford). - SoCon football

09/03/2012 - SEPT 2 SOCON SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Sam Martin, Appalachian State, Sr., P, Fayetteville, Ga.,...A first team all-conference performer last year, Martin continued his strong play with a solid outing Saturday at East Carolina. The senior averaged 45.2 yards per punt on six attempts and only allowed one return. The Fayetteville, Ga., native placed two punts inside the ECU 20-yard line and had a long of 53 yards. Martin also handled the kickoff duties for the Mountaineers and averaged 61.7 yards per kickoff with two touchbacks. Other Nominees: Kenton Beal (Elon), Ryan Nowicki (Georgia Southern), Cameron Yaw (Samford), Nick Pollard (Chattanooga), Richard Sigmon (Western Carolina) and Christian Reed (Wofford). - SoCon football

07/27/2012 - 2012 PRESEASON ALL-SOUTHERN CONFERENCE SECOND TEAM (COACHES): P Sam Martin, Sr., Appalachian State, has been selected Second Team Preseason All-Southern Conference football for the 2012 college football season by the league's head coaches. Martin ranked 27th nationally a year ago with a 40.9-yard punting average despite battling nagging injuries throughout the campaign. In addition to boasting a strong leg, hang time and accuracy are the forte of the fifth-year senior, who has had 38 percent of his punts fair caught, 33 percent downed inside the 20 yard line and only 19 percent returned over the course of his career. - Appalachian State football

07/11/2012 - 2012 SPORTS NETWORK FCS PRESEASON ALL-AMERICA THIRD TEAM: Sam Martin, Appalachian State, P, Sr, has been selected Preseason FCS Third Team All-American for the 2012 college football season by The Sports Network. Martin ranked 27th nationally a year ago with a 40.9-yard punting average despite battling nagging injuries throughout the campaign. In addition to boasting a strong leg, hang time and accuracy are the forte of the fifth-year senior, who has had 38 percent of his punts fair caught, 33 percent downed inside the 20 yard line and only 19 percent returned over the course of his career. - Appalachian State football

 
Latest News
11/13/2012 - NOV 12 SOCON SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Sam Martin, Appalachian State, Sr., P/PK, Fayetteville, Ga.,...Sam Martin was a perfect 4-for-4 on field goal attempts and averaged 50.5 yards on four punts as Appalachian State topped Furman 33-28 to earn a share of the Southern Conference championship Saturday. Martin connected on field goals of 27, 47, 19 and 32 yards. His final two field goals accounted for the final six points of the game as the Mountaineers trailed 28-27 midway through the third quarter. With Appalachian State holding a five-point lead with just 1:57 to play, Martin booted a 62-yard punt that was downed at the Furman 1-yard line. Other Nominees: Jerodis Williams (Furman), J.J. Wilcox (Georgia Southern), Tommy Hudson (Chattanooga) and Kasey Redfern (Wofford). - SoCon football

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