Completed Ball State career after the 2014 season . . .
2014 (Sr.): Played in six games . . . earned second letter . . . tied career high with two tackles vs. Northern Illinois.
2013 (Jr.): Played in 10 games to earn first letter . . . saw first action for Ball State in the season opener vs. Illinois State . . . one tackle vs. Illinois State . . . career high two tackles vs. Central Michigan.
2012: Enrolled in classes at Ball State in January of 2012 and redshirted.
PREVIOUS SCHOOL: Played two seasons at Fort Scott Community College in Kansas . . . led the team with 75 tackles in his second season after leading the team with 48 tackles in his first year . . . managed 8.5 tackles for loss, 5.5 sacks and one fumble recovery in second season . . . scored one touchdown on a fumble recovery and one on a blocked punt return . . . All-Jayhawk Conference in second season.
HIGH SCHOOL: Competed in football for Coach Jason Butler at Lakeland H.S. as a senior . . . spent his first three years at Auburndale H.S. . . . led Lakeland to a 13-1 overall record as a senior . . . led the team in tackles as a senior . . . all-county third team as a senior . . . managed 111 tackles, six sacks, three forced fumbles and three touchdowns as a senior.
PERSONAL: Son of Jamie Hansel and Andrea Martin . . . born Aug. 15, 1992, in Lakeland, Fla. . . . full name is Stephan E. Martin.
|SINGLE-GAME HIGHS [all-time ranking]:
Tackles: 2, Central Michigan, 11/06/2013 (1-1); Northern Illinois, 11/5/2014 (2-0)