Martin Checks Out Big House Photo Shoot

Chandler Park (Mich.) 2016 WR Jalen Martin talks U-M visit, his thoughts on the Wolverines and more.

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Chandler Park (Mich.) 2016 wide receiver Jalen Martin made his way to Big House on Saturday for Tom Lemming's annual photo shoot of the best prospects in the Great Lakes region.

During his visit, Martin also took time to check out the U-M football program and what they have to offer.

"It feels great to be back here," Martin said during his visit. "Growing up I was a big fan of Michigan. It's great feeling that I am interested in Michigan and they are interested in me as well to come play for their school."

With having such a great interest in the Wolverines, Martin says U-M has consistently shown him the same interest in return.

"They have invited me to spring practice," Martin said. "They allow me to come up here to games. They are always friendly with me. They give me positive information. They also give me positive tips to become a better person as a man and as player."

Making a full day out of Saturday's even, Martin said he also planned on taking in a Michigan spring football practice.

"I'm going to look how the team is setup," Martin said. "How close are they as family. I'm going to look how the offense is set up. The tempo of the game. And who can take control."

Currently, Martin has one offer form Eastern Michigan. But despite the one offer, he has already has been on campus visits to Michigan and Michigan State. He also noted he would like to check out Notre Dame and Ohio State in the near future. He said he plans on camping U-M, MSU, Toledo, and Bowling Green this summer. Moreover, he said he would like to hear from Oregon, Auburn and Alabama in his recruitment.

As far as what he looking for in program, Martin said, "I look for a relationship form the coach to the player. How can close can we get. How far can you take me as a player. Things like that."

At 6-foot-3, 198-pounds, Martin says he will continue work on getting better this off-season.

"I'm just working on my craft," Martin said. "Work to perfection – nothing less. Just strive to be the best. Just to make it."

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