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#47 Tony Martin
Position: Linebacker
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 225
Year: Senior
Hometown: Park Hills, Mo.
High School: Central
Major: Physical Education
Experience: 4 Letters
Tony Martin
Courtesy: Ball State Athletics
Release: 02/17/2009

 

* 2012 Academic All-Mid-American Conference *

* 2012 Ball State Ray Louthen Senior Participation Award *

* 2011 Academic All-MAC Honorable Mention *

2012 (Sr.):  Started 10 games, including the Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl St. Petersburg . . . 28 career starts . . . played in all 13 games . . . recovered a fumble at Toledo at and returned it 54 yards to set up a Ball State field goal . . . recorded his first career interception vs. Western Michigan . . . led the team with a career high tying 14 tackles vs. South Florida . . . tallied 11 tackles vs. Northern Illinois . . . eight tackles at Toledo, at Indiana and at Miami University . . . seven tackles vs. Ohio and vs. Western Michigan . . . managed five tackles and one tackle for loss vs. Eastern Michigan . . . tallied nine tackles at Clemson . . . four tackles at Kent State and at Central Michigan . . . registered first career sack at Central Michigan . . . ranked second on the team with 90 tackles.

2011 (Jr.):  Played in all 12 games with seven starts . . . led Ball State with 10 tackles at Oklahoma . . . led the Cardinals with 13 tackles vs. Army . . . managed six tackles, including one tackle for loss and one pass breakup against Indiana . . . tallied five tackles at South Florida and at Western Michigan . . . managed eight tackles vs. Temple . . . ranked 34th in the MAC in tackles.

2010 (So.):  Played in 11 games with seven starts . . . earned second letter . . . led the Cardinals with a career high 14 tackles at Eastern Michigan . . . led Ball State with 11 tackles vs. Liberty plus added two tackles for loss and two pass breakups . . . also posted 11 tackles at Iowa . . . tallied the second fumble recovery of his career at Iowa. . . finished third on the team in tackles with 76.

2009 (Fr.):  Played in 10 games as a true freshman to earn first letter . . . started four games -- vs. New Hampshire, at Auburn, vs. Toledo and at Temple . . . season high 12 tackles vs. Toledo . . . credited with first tackle for loss vs. New Hampshire . . . recovered first career fumble vs. Toledo . . . eight tackles vs. New Hampshire . . . at least one tackle in seven games.

HIGH SCHOOL: Earned four letters in football for Coach Kory Schweiss . . . also earned four letters in basketball . . . Football: Earned all-state honors on defense as a senior . . . All-Mississippi Area White Conference as a junior and senior at running back and defensive back . . . all-region as a junior and senior . . . Central’s Defensive Most Valuable Player as a senior . . . KTJJ-Radio Dream Team as a running back and defensive back as a senior . . . academic all-conference and academic all-state as a senior . . . rushed for 1,387 yards with 15 touchdowns plus had 539 receiving yards with seven TDs as a senior . . . tallied 125 tackles, one sack, three interceptions and one fumble recovery as a senior . . . rushed for 3,002 yards and tallied 1,051 receiving yards with 43 total touchdowns in career . . . totalled 351 tackles, seven interceptions and six fumble recoveries in career . . . set school records for career tackles, career all-purpose yards, career total touchdowns and single-season all-purpose yards . . . Basketball: Helped team to the district championship as a sophomore.

 

Personal: Son of Stan and Cindy Martin . . . born July 6, 1990, in Festas, Mo. . . . one brother . . . owns a 3.357 cumulative grade-point average on Ball State's 4.0 scale . . . managed a 3.142 grade-point average last fall . . . father played basketball at Missouri-Kansas City . . . mother played volleyball at UMKC . . . aunt Melissa played volleyball at Florida Southern . . . full name is Anthony Scoffield Martin.

INTERCEPTIONS gno.yardstdlongavg/ravg/g
2009 10 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0
2010 11 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0
2011 12 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0
2012 13 1 1 0 3 1.0 0.1
TOTAL 46 1 1 0 3 1.0 0.0

ALL PURPOSE grushrcvprkrirtotalavg/g
2009 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
2010 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
2011 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
2012 13 0 0 0 0 1 1 0.1
TOTAL 46 0 0 0 0 1 1 0.0

TACKLES guaatotaltflpdfffrblk
2009 10 10 18 28 1.5 0 0 1 0
2010 11 36 40 76 3.5 2 0 1 0
2011 12 30 43 73 2.5 2 1 0 0
2012 13 38 52 90 3.5 4 0 1 0
TOTAL 46 114 153 267 11.0 8 1 3 0

SACKS g ua a total yards
2009 10 0 0 0.0 0
2010 11 0 0 0.0 0
2011 12 0 0 0.0 0
2012 13 1 0 1.0 6
TOTAL 46 1 0 1.0 6

SINGLE-GAME HIGHS:
All-purpose yards: 1, Western Michigan, 10/13/12
Interceptions: 1, Western Michigan, 10/13/12
Long interception return: 3, Western Michigan, 10/13/12
Tackles: 14, Eastern Michigan, 10/16/10 (4-10); South Florida, 9/22/12 (5-9)
Sacks: 1.0, at Central Michigan, 10/20/12 (1-0); at Central Michigan, Oct 20, 2012 (1-0)
Tackles for loss: 2.0, Liberty, 9/11/10 (2-0)
Fumbles forced: 1, at Oklahoma, 10/1/11
Fumbles recovered: 1, Toledo, 10/3/09 ; at No. 25 Toledo, 11/6/12 ; at Iowa, 9/25/10
Pass breakups: 2, Liberty, 9/11/10

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