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Michigan Football’s Mike Martin drafted in 3rd round by Titans

Michigan Football’s Mike Martin was selected by the Tennessee Titans in the 3rd round (82nd overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft. Martin was the first Wolverine picked in this year’s draft and will look to help bolster the Titans defense. He was a 3 year starter at U-M and tallied 172 tackles, 25 stops for losses and 10 sacks during his career. He was twice named to the All-Big Ten...
April 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Mike Martin taken by Titans

Hard-working defensive tackle Mike Martin endured on-the-field neglect his first three seasons in Ann Arbor, buried in RichRod's offensive-minded program. Under the tutelage of Brady Hoke, though, Martin thrived and racked up 64 tackles last season, earning All-Big Ten second team honors for a second straight season. Martin, 6-foot-2 and 304 pounds, on Friday was rewarded for...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
April 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Titans draft Michigan DT Mike Martin at No. 82

The Tennessee Titans have made tackle Mike Martin of Michigan their first defensive lineman selected in the 2012 NFL draft at No. 82 overall in the third round. The 6-foot-1, 306-pound Martin had 172 career tackles with 10 sacks and 25 tackles for loss in 49 games at Michigan. He ranked among the best tackles in drills at the NFL combine in February as he posted the third-best vertical...
Via AP on Fox
April 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Michigan's Mike Martin shows off skills, strength at NFL combine

When Mike Martin went to the NFL combine last weekend in Indianapolis, the former Michigan defensive tackle was determined to show his full abilities. While he was able to show off his strength -- tying for third among all players with 36 bench-press reps of 225 pounds -- he left Indianapolis more pleased about the balance.
Via Lions Blog
February 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Michigan DT Mike Martin tries to show NFL scouts he measures up

There were years not all that long ago when defensive players from Michigan were big draws at the NFL scouting combine. This year, not so much. Defensive tackle Mike Martin is the only Michigan defensive player invited to the combine.
February 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Notebook: Wolverines' Martin ready for NFL

INDIANAPOLIS Mike Martin must feel like he has a careersworth of experience playing defensive tackle at Michigan all of it in hissenior year. After three seasons on a unit that seemed like an afterthought in the plans offormer coach Rich Rodriguez, Martin closed out his career with the Wolverineson a defense that was one of the nations best. It was tougher and more disciplined...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
February 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Mike Martin scouting report

Mike Martin DT Michigan #68 Ht: 6’1″ Wt: 307   Strengths: Strong, physical lineman. Elite lower-body strength gives him the base to anchor at the point of attack against the run. A strong bull rusher; does an excellent job staying low and leveraging his way into the backfield. Impressive motor; drew a lot of double teams in college but always fought through the whistle...
Via DraftAce
February 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Mike Martin to Don Winged Helmet for Last Time in Senior Bowl

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...
Via MaizeAndGoBlue
January 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Mike Martin Gets Into It with Ohio's Brewster, David Molk's Sugar Bowl Injury

Martin following the win against Ohio on Nov. 26, 2011. Senior Bowl practice is well underway, and Michigan defensive tackle Mike Martin is making news after his brief altercation with Ohio center Mike Brewster. [Brewster] got into a brief shoving match with Mike Martin (DT, Michigan) after Martin beat him on an inside move during position drills.  Brewster and Martin...
Via Maize & Blue Nation
January 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Michigan Football Preview: Wolverines host Cornhuskers

The 18th ranked Michigan Wolverines (8-2, 4-2) will play their biggest football game of the season on Saturday when they host # 16 Nebraska (8-2, 4-2). The game will kickoff at noon and be televised on ESPN. U-M has lost 5 straight home games to ranked opponents and this is a chance for a statement win. Denard Robinson is expected to play despite a sprained wrist that kept him sidelined...
November 17, 2011  |  Discuss
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