A Cumulative GPA Of 3.0 Is Required
Student-athletes must maintain a 3.0 grade point average to qualify.
2014 (SENIOR): Played in first collegiate game against North Texas ... had a career-high 16 yards on seven carries versus the Mean Green ... also posted a career-long five-yard rush in that showing.
PRIOR TO UTEP: Earned three varsity letters as a running back for Cathedral High School ... started as a junior (2009) and senior (2010)... was a workhorse during junior season, carrying 172 times for 784 yards and seven touchdowns ... registered 204 rushing yards and scored three touchdowns in 35 carries against Mountain View (9/11/09) ... also surpassed 100 yards on the ground against Liberty Christian (9/25/09) and Marfa (10/9/09) ... rushing attempts dropped to 126 as a senior but he still produced at a high level with 571 yards and six TDs ... efficient effort of 83 yards and two scores on just 11 carries vs. Santa Teresa (10/8/10) ... piled up 138 yards while registering a TD against Deming (10/15/10) ... gained 92 yards and had a TD on season-best 19 carries vs. Burges (9/3/10) ... twice converted a two-point conversion ... pitched in 267 rushing yards and a pair of TDs on 50 carries in reserve duty as a sophomore.
PERSONAL: Son of Jacob and Hilda Martinez ... born 9/15/92 (El Paso, Texas) ... has two sisters.