Signed by Seattle as a rookie free agent on May 4, 2018.
Signed by Seattle as a rookie free agent on May 4, 2018. Played defensive end for Slippery Rock and will make the switch to fullback in Seattle. Martin is the NCAA all-time career leader in sacks, regardless of division, with 56.0. He is also the NCAA Division II all-time leader in career tackles for loss with 92.5, more than 15 ahead of the next best player in Division II history (77.0). Holds the Slippery Rock single-season record in sacks (16.0) and owns the Slippery Rock single-game record for sacks (4.5). Started all 48 games played in his career. Was the 2017 NCAA Division II Ron Lenz National Defensive Player of the Year and the first player in PSAC history to win four straight major postseason awards after being named Rookie of the Year in 2014 and Defensive Player of the Year in 2015, 2016 and 2017. Prepped at West Mifflin High and lettered in track and football. Was the Big 9 Defensive Player of the Year in 2012 and a three-time All-Big 9 Conference selection. Earned an $18,000 postgraduate scholarship. Majored in safety management with a minor in business administration. Born on February 16, 1995.