Played all three linebacker positions in 2005, but is slated to move into the middle for his senior campaign ... Vocal leader, who had an outstanding conference season a year ago, ranking in the top six in the MWC in tackles ... Originally a walk-on at SDSU.
2005: Started 10 games at linebacker ... Earned conference honorable mention honors ... Sixth in the league in tackles per MWC contests (8.8) ... Third on the team in total tackles with a career high 81, including for four loss ... Double-figure tackles three times, all in conference games ... Tied a career high with 12 tackles in each of the last two league contests, leading the team in both outings ... Seven stops, including two for loss, a sack and a pass breakup versus TCU ... Seven stops with six solos, versus New Mexico ... Registered a career-high and team-best 12 tackles at Utah ... Had his first career interception, which he returned 86 yards for his first career touchdown at UNLV ... Also made eight tackles and recorded a half-sack against the Rebels ... Team defensive co-MVP vs. UNLV ... Six tackles and added a PBU in the win over BYU ... Did not play versus San Jose State ... Made two stops against Ohio State before leaving with a concussion ... Six tackles at Air Force ... Had five tackles versus UCLA.
2004: Earned his way into SDSU's heavily decorated linebacker rotation ... Ended the season with a start when Matt McCoy was sidelined with an injury vs. UNLV ... Had a season-high four tackles against Idaho State and New Mexico ... Had three stops vs. UNLV.
2003: Saw action in every game ... Best game came in the season finale when he was credited with four tackles against Air Force.
High School: Played strong safety as a junior and moved to linebacker as a senior ... Was the Paraclete defensive player of the year after recording 105 tackles as a senior ... A first-team all-CIF selection ... Also played basketball and baseball ... Named the scholar-athlete of the 2002 senior class.
Personal: Born Oct. 25, 1983, in Mission Hills ... Son of Peggy and Tom Martin ... Majoring in finance.
Martin's Career Statistics
Career Highs: Tackles: 12, three times; TFL: 2, vs. TCU (10/29/05); Sacks: 1, vs. TCU (10/29/05); INT: 1, at UNLV (10/5/04); PBU: 1, vs. BYU (10/1/05), vs. TCU (10/29/05).