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#87 Bob Martin
Position: Defensive End
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 208
Year: Senior
City/State: David City, Neb.

         Drafted in 6th  Round by the New York Jets

         1975 First-Team All-American (Football News)

         1975 Second-Team All-American (AP, UPI)

         1975 First-Team All-Big 8 (AP, UPI)

         1974 Honorable Mention All-American (Football News)

         1974 First-Team All-Big 8 (AP, UPI)


1975 (Senior)

Ranked as Nebraska’s top defensive player entering his senior year. Earned First-Team All-America honors as a senior and was a repeat All-Big 8 selection. Led the defensive linemen in sacks as a senior and had 13 stops behind the line for 62 yards. Martin had 61 total tackles on the season which ranked him fifth on the team. Martin’s 13 stops behind the line tied him with Clete Pillen and Mike Fultz for second on the team, but no on the team had more yards in losses on their tackles then Martin (62 yards yards lost).


1974 (Junior)

Gained All-Big 8 honors in 1974. Was also an Honorable Mention All-American by Football News. Racked up 53 total tackles, 26 unassisted. Also brought down opponents five times behind the line of scrimmage for 20 yards lost.

 

1973 (Sophomore)
Broke in as a starter during the ’73 campaign. Had the most tackles of any year he was at Nebraska with 65 total tackles and also recovered two fumbles.

 

Before Nebraska (David City High)
Nebraska’s high school Athlete-of-the-Year in 1972. Running back and linebacker at David City for Coach Wayne Arnold. Earned three letters in football and four letters in both basketball and track.

 

Personal
Big family, two brothers and five sisters. Bob was born on November 14, 1953 to Mr. and Mrs. Louis E. Martin. Business Administration Major while at Nebraska.
 

 

Tackles

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Fum.

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Year

UT

AT

TT

TFL

R

BK

PBU

PI

1973

24

41

65

5-35

2

0

0

0

1974

26

27

53

5-20

0

1

0

0

1975

37

24

61

13-62

2

0

0

0

Totals

87

92

179

23-117

4

1

0

0

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