#34 Ranked Player in Mississippi
Name : Will Martin
School : Kosciusko
Vitals : 6' 1 1/2", 212, 4.72 (40 yard dash), 300 (bench) 450 (squat)
Date of Birth : March 22, 1990
2007 Season : Transferred from Jackson Aca after 2005 season. Started in his first year at Kosciusko and led the team in tackles with 97 while contributing 5 sacks, 4 forced fumbles, and returning 2 interceptions for TD's.
Awards : Named 1st Team All-Region, Kosciusko's MVP at LB, and Clarion Ledger Top 40 Jr's.
Why Top 40 : "I think probably the biggest thing with me is that I like to take on the blocks and make the tackle. I can shed blocks well and make the tackle."
Colleges interested in Martin: USM, Auburn, Vandy, Purdue, Georgia Tech, and Ole Miss
Marvin's top school: Committed to USM
Why USM : "At this point, I feel good about my commitment with them. Right now, it feels like the right fit. I enjoy being over there. Coach Duggan and I have a real good relationship."
Coaches who have scouted Will this spring : Auburn (this Tuesday), USM and MSU
Closest to offering: Vandy and La Tech
Camps this summer: Elite at Alabama, USM, Ole Miss (passing), MSU (passing)
Jr Day attended: MSU and USM
Tell us something nobody else knows: "I have never studied for a test on a Friday before a game."
Nickname : "Rocky"
Best Player faced: Chaz Ramsey
If not Will Martin, who'll be Mr. Football for 2008: Clayton Moore
Game I'm anticipating: Louisville
Favorite college team growing up: Mississippi State
Favorite college football player : Gerald McRath (USM)
Favorite pro football player: Brian Urlacher
Favorite Pro Team: Indianapolis Colts
Favorite Food: Black eyed peas and mayonnaise
In my CD Player: Dave Mathews Band
Pre-game hype song: "We ready"
Biggest Influences: Family
Biggest Fan: Family
Biggest Fear: Snakes
2nd Best Sport: Track
Person I look most a like: Rocky
First thing if I sign pro contract: Give it to my church and buy a hunting camp
Dream date: Kerry Underwood
Grades : 3.4 GPA / 21 ACT