Spartan 52 For 2016: #44 Drake Martinez

To remember one of the best Michigan State squads, Spartan Digest brings you Spartan 52 for 2016. Why “52”? To remember the 1952 team coached by Clarence Lester “Biggie” Munn that went 9-0 winning a National Championship by being voted No. 1 in both the AP and Coaches’ polls. Munn was also named the AFCA Coach of the Year. So to start our official countdown to the season we announce the 52 most important Spartans for 2016. No. 44 is Drake Martinez.
May 31, 2016

MSU Depth Chart Breakdown Running Back

Spartans Digest begins looking at the Michigan State spring depth chart breaking down positions on both sides of the ball. We look at the Spartans running backs in this installment.
March 25, 2016

Drake Martinez Earns Eligibility

The Michigan State Spartan football team was already expected to have one of the best defenses in the country next season, and today, they received news that will boost the unit even more.
May 19, 2015

Dantonio: "I think he should be able to play"

Michigan State coach seeking three years to play three for junior college transfer, but a Big Ten rule could prohibit it.
February 5, 2015

Signing Day Capsule: Drake Martinez

Saddleback (Calif.) Community College linebacker brings a whole lot of speed to Michigan State and he should be showing that quickly this season.
February 4, 2015

Film Study: Drake Martinez

Taking a look at the film of the junior college commitment and what he brings to Michigan State (Hint: It's speed ... a lot of speed)
January 29, 2015

Martinez jumps on second offer from MSU

After picking Nebraska out of high school, JUCO linebacker Drake Martinez was not missing a shot at playing at Michigan State for a second time.
January 28, 2015

Drake Martinez commits to Michigan State

Former Spartan recruiting target in 2013 comes back around to MSU after a year at Nebraska then at Saddleback Community College.
January 27, 2015