|Born:||March 29, 1962|
|Height:||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Weight:||220 lb (100 kg)|
|High school:||Evanston Township (IL)|
|NFL Draft:||1984 / Round: 6 / Pick: 187|
|* Offseason and/or practice squad member only|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career USFL statistics|
Martin attended Evanston Township High School, where he practiced football and basketball. As a senior, he received special mention All-State honors at defensive end. He also made the National Honor Society.
As a senior, he registered 2 interceptions. He was the runner-up for the Missouri Valley Conference Defensive Player of the Year (behind Terry Taylor). Martin contributed to the school's having its best record (9-4), it first playoff appearance, its first ever Top 10 Division I-AA National ranking (5th) and reaching the quarterfinals, losing to Southern Illinois University.
In 2009, he was inducted into the Indiana State University Athletics Hall of Fame.
Martin was selected by the Dallas Cowboys in the seventh round (193rd overall) of the 1984 NFL Draft. He also was selected by the Pittsburgh Maulers in the sixth round of the 1984 USFL Draft. On June 1, he opted to sign with the Los Angeles Express of the United States Football League, after the Maulers traded his rights. He was released on April 26, 1985.