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Derrick Martin
No. 29     Green Bay Packers
Strong Safety
Personal information
Date of birth: May 16, 1985 (1985-05-16) (age 24)
Place of birth: Westminster, Colorado
Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) Weight: 202 lb (92 kg)
Career information
College: Wyoming
NFL Draft: 2006 / Round: 6 / Pick: 208
Debuted in 2006 for the Baltimore Ravens
Career history
 As player:
Roster status: Restricted FA
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Stats at NFL.com

Derrick Martin (born May 16, 1985 in St. Louis, Missouri) is an American football strong safety for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Baltimore Ravens in the sixth round of the 2006 NFL Draft. He played college football at Wyoming.

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Early years

Martin attended Thomas Jefferson High School where he led his team to the quarter final stage of the 2001 state playoffs and also the 2002 state semifinals.

College career

Martin played college football at the University of Wyoming where he played in 30 games making 24 starts and finishing his college career with 134 tackles and six interceptions.

Professional career

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Baltimore Ravens

Martin was selected by the Baltimore Ravens in the sixth round (208th overall) in the 2006 NFL Draft. He was the first ever player to be selected by the Ravens out of the University of Wyoming. In his rookie season he played in eight games posting four tackles. He made his NFL debut versus the Carolina Panthers on October 15. In the 2007 season he made 32 tackles. [1]

Green Bay Packers

On September 5, 2009, Martin was traded to the Green Bay Packers for tackle Tony Moll. He was the Packers' Special Team ace in the 2009 season, and was one of the Packers two Special Teams captains (along with linebacker Desmond Bishop) in Green Bay's playoff loss at Arizona.

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