AT VIRGINIA: 2000?Played in six regular season games, primarily on the kickoff return team ... did not play in the opener, but played in each of the next six contests ... didn?t play in a game after that, however ... saw very limited action at tight end. 1999?Red-shirted ... did not see any game action ... was in uniform against Duke, Florida State and Buffalo.
HIGH SCHOOL: Two-year starter at wide receiver for head coach Billy Haun at Western Albemarle High School ... Group AA first-team All-State by The Associated Press and All-Central Virginia as a senior in 1998 ... also tabbed an honorable mention All-American by USA Today and a preseason All-American by Street & Smith?s his senior year ... had more than 50 receptions for over 700 yards that season ... twice named All-Region and All-District ... chosen ?Sleeper of the Year? by the Charlottesville Daily Progress following his senior season ... two-year starting guard for Western Albemarle basketball team ... averaged 13 points and six rebounds per game his senior year as the Warriors advanced to Virginia Group AA state semifinals ... All-Region and All-Central Virginia as a senior ... twice named All-District ... team captain ... honored as Western Albemarle?s Athlete of the Year in 1998 ... attended Shady Side Academy (Pittsburgh, Pa.) as a freshman and sophomore, earning All-Region and All-District honors in baseball and All-District recognition in basketball ... basketball team captured state championship his freshman year ... graduated from same high school as current UVa teammate Jared Woodson and former Cavalier Billy Baber.
PERSONAL: Marcus Lewis Martin II ... born 10-11-79 in Cincinnati, Ohio .. son of Marcus and Donna Martin ... has three siblings, Shannon (28), Jamela (23) and Kelli (19) ... his father played football at N.C. State ... uncle Walter Banks played basketball at Western Kentucky University and later in the ABA and NBA ... enjoys SCUBA diving.
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
Coach's Corner Moves to Birdwood Grill in 2017
Football | 8/17/2017
The live radio program airs each Tuesday night across the Virginia Sports Network.
Jeff White: Nelson Making Name for Himself in Secondary
Football | 8/16/2017
Redshirt freshman Brenton Nelson, who was put on scholarship this month, is competing for a...
Virginia Athletics Announces Countdown to Kickoff Promotion
Football | 8/4/2017
With kickoff to the 2017 Virginia Football season just over 4 weeks away, Virginia Athletics will...
Saturday Athletics Events Cancelled
Football | 8/12/2017
Due to the ongoing public safety concerns in downtown Charlottesville and as a result of both the...
Jeff White: Training Camp Notebook
Football | 8/11/2017
Training camp continues for UVA, whose second season under Bronco Mendenhall starts Sept. 2...
Jeff White: Spaziani Sees His Efforts Rewarded
Football | 8/8/2017
One of the Cavaliers' long-snappers, redshirt junior Joe Spaziani was awarded a scholarship on...
Jeff White: New-Look Defensive Line Taking Shape
Football | 08/01/2017
Eli Hanback and Juwan Moye are working at new positions on Virginia's defensive line: Hanback at ...
Virginia Hosts Two Free Preseason Events Saturday
Football | 08/08/2017
Men’s soccer hosts Wright State at 1 p.m. followed by Football Meet the Team and Movie...
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