2 - Brandon Martin
Brandon Martin
Born: 08/30/1981
Height: 5-11
Weight: 180
Year: Senior
Hometown: Springville, Ind.
High School: Bedford-North Lawrence
Position: Defensive back
Seasons at Butler: 4th season
Team captain...2002: Starter in all 10 games...finished fifth on the team in tackles...ranked second on the squad and seventh in the PFL in pass breakups...set up a Butler scoring drive with a 20-yard pass interception return against Valparaiso...led the PFL in punt returns...had a 60-yard punt return for a touchdown against Tiffin...2001: Started all 10 games...named honorable mention All-PFL...led the Bulldogs and tied for second in the PFL in pass interceptions...ranked second in the league in passes defended...led the Bulldogs and ranked fifth in the PFL in punt returns (7.9 ypr)...had a career-high nine tackles and a 19-yard pass interception return for a touchdown against St. Francis...2000: Played in all 10 games...finished 10th on the team in tackles...led the Bulldogs and finished third in the PFL in pass interceptions...second on the squad in pass breakups...had a 31-yard pass interception return against Valparaiso...posted a season-high seven tackles against Albion...Personal: Finance major...born 8/30/81...son of Bill Martin and Katrina Miller...High School: Earned three varsity letters as a quarterback, wide receiver and defensive back at Bedford North Lawrence High School...named team's Most Valuable Defensive Back as a junior and team MVP as a senior...first team all-conference defensive back...HM all-state...set a school record with a 96-yard kickoff return...had a school record six career TD returns (4 int., 1 KO, 1 fumble)...Academic All-State...High School Coach: Jeff Callahan.