JUCO LB cleared for immediate eligibility at MSU after transfer

Michigan State added another defensive talent to its 2015 active roster this week when junior-college transfer Drake Martinez was granted immediate eligibility by the Big Ten. "Drake Martinez is an outstanding football player, who will have an opportunity to provide an immediate impact this season," MSU head coach Mark Dantonio said in a statement from the university. "This decision...
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May 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Michigan State DB Wins Eligibility Appeal

Michigan State’s familiarly-named defensive back is finally eligible to play and will take the field this fall. Drake Martinez, younger brother of former Nebraska quarterback Taylor Martinez, was not given the opportunity to see the field much when he decided to follow in his brother’s footsteps to play for the Huskers. So, he did what a lot of lower tier college athletes do...
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May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Michigan State's Martinez cleared to play immediately

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) Michigan State linebacker Drake Martinez will be eligible to play in 2015 after receiving a waiver from the Big Ten. Martinez, a junior college transfer, will have three years of eligibility remaining. He started eight games in 2014 for Saddleback College in Mission Viejo, California. Martinez began his college career at Nebraska, where he redshirted in...
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May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

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