'16 WR Martin Still Interested in U-M

Chandler Park (Mich.) 2016 WR Jalen Martin talks Army combine, U-M interest and more.

SAN ANTONIO -- Chandler Park (Mich.) 2016 wide receiver Jalen Martin went to the U.S. Army Junior Combine with something to prove earlier this month.

Mission accomplished.

"It was great," Martin said on combine performance. "I have done everything in nice orderly fashion. I just wanted to prove my speed. I want to prove everyone I know what it takes to be successful in life."

Martin, who just finished his sophomore season, said he currently has an offer from Eastern Michigan after a strong 2013 season.

"I did good," Martin said on sophomore campaign. "I had 44 catches, 12 touchdowns and over 1,000-yards (receiving). It was a pretty good season."

At 6-foot-1, 192-pounds, Martin has been in contact with Michigan and has been on campus for some unofficial visits. While the Wolverines have yet offer, Martin admits there is a lot to like about the Maize and Blue.

"I like their fan base, pro-style offense, a lot of people come to their games,' Martin said on the Wolverines. "You really can't find a parking space. It's crazy, the fans are dedicated to come their favorite school play. It's just a wonderful atmosphere."

Michigan's in-state rival Michigan State has been in contact as well, said Martin. And while he just has the one offer, he says he is looking for a certain aspects from his future schools when he takes visits.

"I'm looking to see which school has the tighter connection as a family," Martin said. "not only on the field, but on the outside on who is going to help me and get a degree. Who would I have that relationship with that's going to make me feel comfortable with joining their program."

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