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Mike Martin
DL #93
Height:
6-1
Weight:
298
Age:
24
College:
Michigan
Experience:
3

Quick Stats (2014):

TCKL
12
SCK
0.0
FF
0
INT
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Biography

PRO: The Titans used their third-round pick in the 2012 NFL Draft on University of Michigan defensive tackle Mike Martin.  The 6-foot-1-inch, 298-pounder exhibits unquestioned athleticism and impressive power allowing him to be a disruptive force on the defensive front.  Martin is also known for his non-stop motor and his wrestling background helps him gain leverage at the point of attack.  

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
•     In 2013, saw action in 13 games and posted 22 tackles, a sack, two quarterback pressures, two tackles for loss and a pass defensed.
•     As a rookie in 2012, Martin played all 16 games with one start and posted 40 tackles, three sacks, five tackles for loss and three quarterback pressures.
•     Martin was a three-time recipient of Michigan’s Richard Katcher Award given to the team’s top defensive lineman.

TITANS TIDBITS:  
•     Martin had a very successful prep career off the gridiron as well.  He was a two-time state champion wrestler and an All-American as a senior.  Martin was also a record-setting shot-putter and discus thrower in track and field.  He broke former NFL star T.J. Duckett’s Michigan prep shot put record on his way to a state championship as a senior.  
•     Martin is interested in film making and he has his own YouTube Channel — GoMikeMartin.  He documented his senior year at Michigan and developed his own web series.
•     Martin loves dogs and shows working class Rottweilers.  He was named the National Junior Handler of the Year.      
•     Martin played the saxophone in the jazz band in high school and still dabbles with the instrument.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:  
•    The Detroit, Mich., native was selected by the Titans in the third round (82nd overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft.  

COLLEGE:
•    In four seasons at the University of Michigan, Martin played in 49 games with 37 starts at nose tackle, including 37 consecutive starts to finish his career.  Was a four-year letterman who posted 172 tackles, 10 sacks and 25 tackles for loss.  Was a captain as a senior and was an All-Big Ten second team selection by the coaches and media.  Notched his 100th career tackle against Wisconsin (11/20/10).
•    As a senior (2011), started all 13 games as the team captain and recorded a career-high 64 tackles, 3.5 sacks for 18 yards, six tackles for loss and a safety.  Earned All-Big Ten second team by the coaches and media.  Was also named to Phil Steele’s Postseason All-Big Ten first team and the Midseason All-Big Ten second team.  Received Michigan’s Richard Katcher Award given to the top defensive lineman.  Was voted a 2011 season captain by teammates during fall camp and was named to the Bednarik Award and Rotary Lombardi Award preseason watch lists.
•    As a junior (2010),  started 12 games at nose guard and finished with 37 tackles, 2.5 sacks for 32 yards and six tackles for loss.  Named All-Big Ten second team by the coaches and honorable mention All-Big Ten by the media.  Recieved Michigan’s Richard Katcher Award given to the top defensive lineman.  Named to Phil Steele’s Midseason All-Big Ten second team.
•    As a sophomore (2009),  started all 12 games at nose guard and registered 51 tackles, two sacks for eight yards.  Finished second on the squad with eight tackles for loss and posted two quarterback pressures and caused a fumble.  Received the Richard Katcher Award as Michigan’s top defensive lineman.
•    As a freshman (2008),  played in all 12 games as a reserve and led Michigan freshmen with 20 tackles.  Also posted two sacks and 4.5 tackles for loss. Named to the Sporting News All-Freshman second team and Phil Steele’s All-Freshman third team.
•    Graduated with a degree in communications from Michigan.

PERSONAL:  
•    Single, resides in Detroit, Mich.
•    Attended Detroit Catholic Central High School and was a three-year starter at defensive tackle.  Finished varsity career with 206.5 tackles, 14.5 sacks and four fumble recoveries in three seasons.
•    Recorded 96 tackles, 36 tackles for loss and six sacks senior year and posted 75 tackles and eight sacks as a junior.
•    Named 2007 Gatorade Player of the Year for the state of Michigan and was a PrepStar Magazine All-American.  Selected to Detroit Free Press All-State Dream Team and the Associated Press All-State first team as a senior.  Participated in the Penn State NIKE Camp in 2007.
•    Won Michigan state D1 wrestling title as a junior in first year competing.   Followed it up with another state championship as a senior and was named an All-American.
•    Was a record-setting shot-putter and discus thrower in track and field as he broke T.J. Duckett’s former Michigan prep shot put record on his way to a state championship.
•    List of favorites: (movie) “Gladiator” and “Remember the Titans”; (TV show) “Entourage”; (actor) Mark Wahlberg; (books) “Disciplined Dreaming” by Josh Linkner, “Outliers” by Malcolm Gladwell and “The Alchemist” by Paulo Coelho; (music artists) Jay-Z, Jason Aldean, O.A.R. and Wiz Khalifa; (school subject) history; (car) Dodge Viper; (food) “All kinds of food - my horizon is very broad, just no insects”; (sports hero) Barry Sanders; and (sports teams as a child) Columbus Blue Jackets, Detroit Red Wings and Detroit Tigers.
•    Follow Martin on Twitter at @GoMikeMartin.
•    Born Michael Brendan Martin on Sept. 1, 1990 in Detroit, Mich.
PRO: The Titans used their third-round pick in the 2012 NFL Draft on University of Michigan defensive tackle Mike Martin.  The 6-foot-1-inch, 298-pounder exhibits unquestioned athleticism and impressive power allowing him to be a disruptive force on the defensive front.  Martin is also known for his non-stop motor and his wrestling background helps him gain leverage at the point of attack.  

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
•     In 2013, saw action in 13 games and posted 22 tackles, a sack, two quarterback pressures, two tackles for loss and a pass defensed.
•     As a rookie in 2012, Martin played all 16 games with one start and posted 40 tackles, three sacks, five tackles for loss and three quarterback pressures.
•     Martin was a three-time recipient of Michigan’s Richard Katcher Award given to the team’s top defensive lineman.

TITANS TIDBITS:  
•     Martin had a very successful prep career off the gridiron as well.  He was a two-time state champion wrestler and an All-American as a senior.  Martin was also a record-setting shot-putter and discus thrower in track and field.  He broke former NFL star T.J. Duckett’s Michigan prep shot put record on his way to a state championship as a senior.  
•     Martin is interested in film making and he has his own YouTube Channel — GoMikeMartin.  He documented his senior year at Michigan and developed his own web series.
•     Martin loves dogs and shows working class Rottweilers.  He was named the National Junior Handler of the Year.      
•     Martin played the saxophone in the jazz band in high school and still dabbles with the instrument.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:  
•    The Detroit, Mich., native was selected by the Titans in the third round (82nd overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft.  

COLLEGE:
•    In four seasons at the University of Michigan, Martin played in 49 games with 37 starts at nose tackle, including 37 consecutive starts to finish his career.  Was a four-year letterman who posted 172 tackles, 10 sacks and 25 tackles for loss.  Was a captain as a senior and was an All-Big Ten second team selection by the coaches and media.  Notched his 100th career tackle against Wisconsin (11/20/10).
•    As a senior (2011), started all 13 games as the team captain and recorded a career-high 64 tackles, 3.5 sacks for 18 yards, six tackles for loss and a safety.  Earned All-Big Ten second team by the coaches and media.  Was also named to Phil Steele’s Postseason All-Big Ten first team and the Midseason All-Big Ten second team.  Received Michigan’s Richard Katcher Award given to the top defensive lineman.  Was voted a 2011 season captain by teammates during fall camp and was named to the Bednarik Award and Rotary Lombardi Award preseason watch lists.
•    As a junior (2010),  started 12 games at nose guard and finished with 37 tackles, 2.5 sacks for 32 yards and six tackles for loss.  Named All-Big Ten second team by the coaches and honorable mention All-Big Ten by the media.  Recieved Michigan’s Richard Katcher Award given to the top defensive lineman.  Named to Phil Steele’s Midseason All-Big Ten second team.
•    As a sophomore (2009),  started all 12 games at nose guard and registered 51 tackles, two sacks for eight yards.  Finished second on the squad with eight tackles for loss and posted two quarterback pressures and caused a fumble.  Received the Richard Katcher Award as Michigan’s top defensive lineman.
•    As a freshman (2008),  played in all 12 games as a reserve and led Michigan freshmen with 20 tackles.  Also posted two sacks and 4.5 tackles for loss. Named to the Sporting News All-Freshman second team and Phil Steele’s All-Freshman third team.
•    Graduated with a degree in communications from Michigan.

PERSONAL:  
•    Single, resides in Detroit, Mich.
•    Attended Detroit Catholic Central High School and was a three-year starter at defensive tackle.  Finished varsity career with 206.5 tackles, 14.5 sacks and four fumble recoveries in three seasons.
•    Recorded 96 tackles, 36 tackles for loss and six sacks senior year and posted 75 tackles and eight sacks as a junior.
•    Named 2007 Gatorade Player of the Year for the state of Michigan and was a PrepStar Magazine All-American.  Selected to Detroit Free Press All-State Dream Team and the Associated Press All-State first team as a senior.  Participated in the Penn State NIKE Camp in 2007.
•    Won Michigan state D1 wrestling title as a junior in first year competing.   Followed it up with another state championship as a senior and was named an All-American.
•    Was a record-setting shot-putter and discus thrower in track and field as he broke T.J. Duckett’s former Michigan prep shot put record on his way to a state championship.
•    List of favorites: (movie) “Gladiator” and “Remember the Titans”; (TV show) “Entourage”; (actor) Mark Wahlberg; (books) “Disciplined Dreaming” by Josh Linkner, “Outliers” by Malcolm Gladwell and “The Alchemist” by Paulo Coelho; (music artists) Jay-Z, Jason Aldean, O.A.R. and Wiz Khalifa; (school subject) history; (car) Dodge Viper; (food) “All kinds of food - my horizon is very broad, just no insects”; (sports hero) Barry Sanders; and (sports teams as a child) Columbus Blue Jackets, Detroit Red Wings and Detroit Tigers.
•    Follow Martin on Twitter at @GoMikeMartin.
•    Born Michael Brendan Martin on Sept. 1, 1990 in Detroit, Mich.
 
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 64 39 25 4.0 0 1 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2014 TEN 11 3 12 6 6 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2013 TEN 13 1 15 11 4 1.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2012 TEN 16 1 37 22 15 3.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 @KC W 26-10 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 DAL L 10-26 2 1 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
3 @CIN L 7-33 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
4 @IND L 17-41 3 1 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
5 CLE L 28-29 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
6 JAC W 16-14 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
7 @WAS L 17-19 3 0 3 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
8 HOU L 16-30 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
10 @BAL L 7-21 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
11 PIT L 24-27 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
12 @PHI L 24-43 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
13 @HOU L 21-45 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
14 NYG L 7-36 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
15 NYJ L 11-16 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
16 @JAC L 13-21 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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