Originally posted on MaizeAndGoBlue  |  Last updated 1/28/12
On Saturday afternoon, Michigan fans get one final chance to see Mike Martin in a winged helmet when he takes the field for the North team in the Senior Bowl. The beloved Michigan senior defensive tackle who persevered through three different head coaches, multiple coordinators, and two losing seasons, had a great 2011 campaign but it has been his efforts in Senior Bowl practices that have the NFL scouts raving. He has been going up against Ohio State center Mike Brewster in practice and from all accounts has gotten the better of the matchup. ESPN’s Todd McShay has been impressed: “If Michigan DT Mike Martin took a play off I haven’t seen it,” McShay tweeted. “Only 6-1 but 207 lbs and violent hands. There’s a place in (the) NFL for this guy.” Scout’s Scott Kennedy agrees. “Once they went 11v11, every time I checked the offensive backfield, Michigan DT Mike Martin was in it disrupting things,” he tweeted. Martin has been working with former Michigan strength coach Mike Barwis since the season
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