Noteworthy: Inked with the Blue Raiders as a mid-term signee in December of 2001 ... Participated in spring drills and will enter fall camp as the backup to Michael Woods at free safety ... Chose MT over Maryland, Ohio, Ole Miss, and West Virginia.
Coffeyville CC: A quarterback for Coffeyville, Martin led the Ravens to a 7-4 record and threw two touchdowns to lead them to a 49-14 win over Navarro Junior College in the 2001 Heart of Texas Bowl ... Against Navarro, Martin was 9-for-16 for 198 yards, including an 80-yard strike in the first half ... Completed 12-of-23 passes for 179 yards and two touchdowns in a win over Butler CC ... Earned second team all-conference honors after throwing for 1,052 yards, rushing for 500 more, and tossing 10 touchdown passes in 2001 ... Wore jersey No. 2 at Coffeyville ... Played for coach Jeff Lieker.
High School: Played quarterback and safety during a stellar four-year high school career at Kenwood in Clarksville, TN, for coach Terry Arrington ... As a senior, he was a Super Prep All-American, Region 6-4A Player of the Year, and was named to two All-State teams (Associated Press and Tennessee Sports Writers) ... Was also the Leaf Chronicle Player of the Year and a Mr. Football finalist ... Registered 250 yards rushing and four touchdowns by halftime against Clarksville High School his junior year ... Signed with Kansas State out of high school.
Personal: Parent: Eva Shelby ... Born: 4/13/82 ... Major: Undecided.