Skyhawk Football | Tae Martin
|Height/Weight||6-0 - 192 lbs.|
2017: Preseason All-OVC selection…Named to College Sports Madness Ohio Valley Preseason All-Conference second team.
2016: Named to All-OVC second team…Played and started in all 12 games for the Skyhawks at safety…Compiled 53 total tackles, including 27 solos and 26 assists…Notched 4.0 tackles for loss totaling 12 yards…Recorded one forced fumble against Southeast Missouri (Nov. 12)…Notched two interceptions, returning them for touchdowns against Bacone College (Sept. 17) and Murray State (Oct. 15)…Returned a kickoff for a touchdown against Tennessee Tech (Sept. 24)…Notched seven pass breakups…Blocked a kick against Eastern Kentucky (Oct. 29)…Tallied a season-high 12 tackles – including two for loss – at Cincinnati (Sept. 1)…Returned 30 kickoffs for 627 yards and a touchdown.
2015: Appeared in seven contests while earning one start against Bethel on Sept. 10…Tallied 12 tackles, including one tackle for loss of seven yards…Tied his career-high in consecutive contest, notching five tackles against No. 15 Ole Miss (Sept. 5) and Bethel (Sept. 10)…Notched his first career sack against Bethel…Blocked kicks in back-to-back contests against Tennessee State (Oct. 10) and Austin Peay (Oct. 17)…Served as one of the team’s kick returners, notching 15 returns for 278 yards.
2014: Saw time in all 12 games, including a start at FBS No. 1 Mississippi State on Nov. 8…Made 17 tackles with three pass breakups and a tackle for loss…Had five games with three or more tackles, including a career-best four stops against No. 22 Eastern Kentucky on Sept. 20…Recorded a pair of pass breakups at FBS No. 1 Mississippi State on Nov. 8…Tied for the team lead in kickoff returns (eight), tallying 111 yards for an average of 13.9 and a long return of 21 yards.
BEFORE UTM: Played for head coach Greg Wyant at Seigel High School…Helped the Stars compile a 5-0 District 7AAA worksheet and a perfect 10-0 record…Helped the team advance to the Class 6A state semifinals…Made 51 catches for 1,012 yards and 13 touchdowns his senior season…Was a two-time all-state selection…Named all-region and all-district his last two seasons…Elected to participate in the Toyota East vs. West All-Star Game.
PERSONAL: Born on April 12, 1995…Son of Liz Martin…Majoring in health and human performance.