Martin started 37-of-39 games at the demanding left offensive tackle position for Stanford, as he was credited with 293 knockdowns and 50 touchdown-resulting blocks while lining up with the first unit.
Martin earned All-American first-team honors from the American Football Coaches Association and Walter Camp, adding second-team accolades from The NFL Draft Report…The first-team All-Pac 12 Conference selection was a finalist for the Lombardi Award, as he displayed his all-around blocking skills while registering career-bests of 109 knockdowns and 20 touchdown-resulting blocks…With Martin protecting quarterback Andrew Luck’s blindside, the Cardinal finished 22nd in the
nation in passing with an average of 278.69 yards per game…The team placed eighth nationally in total offense (489.31 ypg), seventh in scoring (43.15 ypg) and 18th in rushing (210.62 ypg)…The left tackle had two touchdown-resulting blocks to open the season vs. San Jose State and cleared rush lanes for three scoring scampers as the team collected 202 yards rushing vs. UCLA…The junior had another three touchdown-resulting performance vs. Washington, as Stanford compiled 446 yards on the ground and 615 total yards…Martin held off a fierce blitz package incorporated by Notre Dame, allowing no tackles, sacks or pressures for the third-straight game, as Andrew Luck fired off four touchdown strikes en route to a 429-yard offensive effort.
Martin received All-Pac 10 Conference first-team honors…Starting all thirteen games at left tackle, he teamed with Chase Beeler, David DeCastro, Andrew Phillips and Derek Hall to form one of the top offensive lines in the nation, as the Cardinal front wall led the league and placed second in the NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision ranks for fewest quarterback sacks allowed (six)…Both Beeler and DeCastro joined Martin on the All-Pac 10 first-team postseason squad…The redshirt sophomore produced sixteen touchdown-resulting blocks and 98 knockdowns, as the protector of Andrew Luck's blind side…The running unit averaged 213.77 yards per game (17th nationally), as the team placed 14th in the FBS ranks in total offense (472.46 ypg) and ninth in scoring (40.31 ppg).
Martin was named Freshman All-American second-team and earned All-Pac 10 Conference honorable mention, as the redshirt started the Cardinal’s first six games and final five contests at left tackle, coming off the bench for the Arizona and Arizona State clashes…Was part of a young, but very talented offensive line that ranked second in the nation in fewest sacks allowed (seven)…Helped pave the way for Stanford to rank 11th in the nation in rushing (218.23 ypg), 19th in total offense (427.62 ypg) and 11th in scoring (35.46 ppg)…The left tackle posted fourteen touchdown-resulting blocks and had 86 knockdowns.
Redshirted as a freshman.
Martin attended Harvard-Westlake School in North Hollywood, California, playing football for Wolverines head coach Vic Eumont…A two-way lineman, Martin helped lead the team to an 8-4 record and a second round berth in the Southern Section/Del Ray League playoffs in 2007…Was an All-Section and All-Mission League selection as a senior, earning All-Mission League honors as a junior…Rated the 44th-best offensive tackle in the nation and the 52nd-best overall prospect in the state by Rivals.com…Super Prep ranked him 95th among California/Hawaii/Nevada prospects.
Majoring in the Classics…Son of Gus Martin and Jane Howard-Martin…Born 8/19/89… Resides in North Hollywood, California.