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Commitment Status:Signed LOI

Ben Martin

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Strongside defensive end
Cincinnati, Ohio
La Salle
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  • Ht:6'5"
  • Wt:230 lbs
  • 40:4.5 secs
  • Bench Max:305
  • Squat Max:500
  • Class:2007 (High School)
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College Choices

School Interest Offer Visit Recruited by
TennesseeCOMMITTED (01/06/2007)12/08/2006David Cutcliffe
FloridaNone11/10/2006Greg Mattison
Notre DameNone10/06/2006Rick Minter
Ohio St.None12/01/2006John Peterson

Scouting Report on Ben Martin

by Mike Farrell - 06/19/2006
Martin is tall and skinny but runs very well and has an extra gear when the quarterback is in sight. His tall frame makes him disruptive in the passing game and he plays off blocks well despite giving up weight. Martin isn’t a pure outside rusher, he prefers to work off contact and gets his hands out in front well. He is quick enough to run down plays from behind and get back in on a running play even if he guessed wrong off the snap. He needs to work on being more explosive off the ball, but that could come with added lower body strength. Still a bit raw and needs to be more aggressive, but plays the run and pass equally well which is a rarity for a tall, lanky rush end. Has tremendous upside.

Mike Farrell is a recruiting analyst for Rivals.com.

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Video feature: Big recruiting weekend for OSU11/17/2006Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Martin returns from Florida official visit11/12/2006BuckeyeGrove.com
Martin ready for second official visit11/06/2006BuckeyeGrove.com
Martin schedules Ohio State official visit10/23/2006BuckeyeGrove.com
Bucks remain high on Martin's list10/09/2006BuckeyeGrove.com
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Wide open?03/28/2006OrangeandBlueNews.com
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Martin adds honors02/03/2006OhioPreps.com
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Head of the class08/22/2005Rivals.com Football Recruiting

Stats

Defense
Year UTATTckTFLSck
2006 (Sr.)--112148
2005 (Jr.)3437711610