The ringleader of the Cowboy secondary ... Talented athlete and maybe the biggest hitter on the roster ... Has two years of starting experience under his belt ... Primarily a special teams player as a freshman ... Joined the program in January of 2007 ... An all-around athlete with a 4.43 time in the 40 and a 37-inch vertical leap ... Voted the defensive player of the game in the 2010 Valero Alamo Bowl ... An all-conference candidate ... Winner of OSU's Nate Fleming Award for his academic performance.
2011 All-Big 12 First Team (Coaches)...Started and appeared in all 13 games...fourth on the team with 74 total tackles/5.0 tackles for a loss and 11 passes broken up.
Closed the season with a bang at the Valero Alamo Bowl in San Antonio ... Had just four tackles, but also returned an interception 62 yards for a touchdown and broke up two more passes on his way to player of the game honors ... Finished the year with 55 tackles and led the team with 10 pass break-ups and tied for second on the team with three interceptions ... Season high in tackles was eight vs. Texas A&M, when he was also credited with a pass break-up, a quarterback hurry and an interception ... Had seven stops vs. Baylor and Nebraska ... Broke up three passes against the Cornhuskers ... Picked off a pass to go with four tackles (one for loss) at Kansas State ... Had pass break-ups against Louisiana and Texas Tech ... Had three stops and a PBU at Texas.
Saw action in 11 games, all starts ... Finished fifth on the team with 45 tackles, despite missing two games ... Had 39 solo tackles ... Finished second on the team with 11 pass break-ups ... Had his most productive game of the season at the Cotton Bowl with nine tackles and a pass break-up in the defense's impressive outing against Ole Miss ... Had six tackles against Oklahoma and Texas Tech and added five stops against Rice and Texas A&M ... Had four tackles against No. 3 Texas ... Lone tackle for loss came at OU ... Broke up three passes against Rice and had two against Iowa State, Texas Tech and OU.
Saw action in 11 of OSU's games ... Picked up solo tackles against Missouri State, Troy, Colorado and Oklahoma ... Also broke up a pass and blocked a punt against Missouri State ... Broke up a pass vs. Troy as well ... His other pass break-ups came against Baylor and Texas A&M ... Did not play against Oregon or Iowa State.
A heavily recruited and decorated player ... A first-team 4A all-state selection as a senior after leading Rider to a 12-2 record ... Played receiver and safety as a prepster ... A third-team member of the Texas Football Magazine Super Team ... SuperPrep all-region selection as the No. 53 prospect in Texas ... Rivals.com rated Martin as the No. 27 prospect in Texas and the No. 15 safety in America ... Voted as his district's defensive player of the year ... Was an honorable mention all-stater as a junior ... Ended his senior season with 81 tackles and five interceptions ... Also participated in basketball and track.
Born June 20, 1990, in Wichita Falls ... Son of Bobbie Martin.