UAlbany Football BIO
Jon Martin
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Jon Martin 817683
Position: Punter/Place-Kicker
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 215
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Delmar, N.Y.
High School: Bethlehem Central

2015: CAA All-Academic Team … Started all 11 games … Punted 65 times, averaging 41.7 yards per punt … Had 12 punts for over 50 yards, including his season-long 69-yarder at James Madison (Sept. 19) … Dropped 20 punts inside the 20-yard line … Was named the CAA Special Teams Player of the Week for his performance in UAlbany’s win over Duquesne (Sept. 26) in which he punted five times, averaged 43.8 yards per punt, and pinned the Dukes inside the 20 twice … Averaged a season-best 47.8 yards per punt at Buffalo (Sept. 5), punting six times … Punted a season-high nine times at James Madison (Sept. 19) totaling 378 yards (42.0 yards/punt) and landed three inside the 20.

2014: CAA Academic All-Conference Team … Started all 12 games … Punted 58 times, averaging 38.2 yards per punt … Had four punts over 50 yards and dropped 16 inside the 20 … Recorded a season-long 72-yard punt, averaging a season-best 43.2 yards per punt (six punts) in win over Stony Brook (Nov. 22) … Punted eight times and logged a 53-yard punt at CCSU (Sept. 6), averaging 40.1 yards per punt and set two inside the 20 … Punted seven times with a 52-yarder and two inside the 20 vs. Holy Cross (Aug. 30) ... Was named to the 2014 CFPA Punter Award Watch List.

2013: CAA Academic Honor Roll … Played in 12 games … Punted 61 times, totaling 2,433 yards for an average of 39.9 yards per punt ... He recorded seven punts over 50 yards and dropped 17 inside the 20-yard line ... His 76-yard punt vs. Towson (Oct. 19) marked the fourth-longest punt in UAlbany history ... Also had a 73-yard punt against CCSU (Sept. 21) which ties for seventh in the Great Danes’ record book ... Punted four times at Duquesne (Aug. 31) and averaged 48.8 yards per punt, including two inside the 20 ... Also kicked off 47 times on the season for a total of 2,616 yards for an average of 55.7 yards per kick.

2012: Redshirt season.

HIGH SCHOOL: Class AA Empire Division First Team Kicker/Punter of the Year... Averaged 37.11 yards on 28 punts as a senior... Section II Exceptional Senior All-Star Game.

PERSONAL: Son of Julie and David Martin … Has one sister, Kaitlyn … Business major.

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