UTEP ITEM: Named to the 2012 C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll (minimum 3.0 GPA).

2011 (JUNIOR): Made 11 appearances for the Miners with four starts at left tackle ... helped the Miners rank tied for fourth nationally in long plays of 70+ yards (four), tied for sixth in plays of 60+ yards (seven), and tied for 17th in plays of 50+ yards (nine) from scrimmage ... the Miners scored 22 rushing touchdowns in the red zone ... UTEP's 154.9 yards rushing per game marked its third-best effort in 13 years ... UTEP registered four players with 150+ yards rushing ... tabbed All-C-USA Honorable Mention.

PRIOR TO UTEP: Started at left tackle for Mt. San Antonio College's 2010 state and national championship team ... helped the Mounties to a 13-0 record ... graded out at 92 percent for the season with 33 pancake blocks ... 2010 honors included first team All-Conference, team Most Improved Player and Scholar-Athlete of the Year ... backed up All-State left tackle Manase Foketi, a Kansas State signee, as a freshman in 2009 ... graded out at 95 percent for the year with 22 pancakes in a reserve role ... grayshirted in 2008 upon arriving at Mt. SAC ... one of three Mt. SAC players to join the Miners for the 2011 season, along with wide receiver Mike Edwards and quarterback Nick Lamaison ... missed nine games his senior year at Ayala HS with a knee injury ... played varsity ball for three seasons, mostly seeing action at right tackle.

PERSONAL: Parents are Joe and Ruth Martin ... father played football at Stanford ... has two sisters ... born 8/21/89 (Chino Hills, Calif.) ... nickname is "Frosty" ... Multidisciplinary Studies major.

James Martin

James  Martin


Chino Hills, Calif.

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