41 - Cam Martin Position: Linebacker
Class: r-Sophomore
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 209 lbs.
High School: George Washington
Hometown: Martinsville, Va.
photo Seems to have found a good fit when he moved from free safety to whip linebacker in the spring ... Is still learning the position, but made good progress ... Should continue to improve as he gets more reps ... Has a chance to contribute at the position if he can avoid the injury bug that has limited his playing and practice time the past two years ... The majority of his action has come on special teams ... Saw some reserve duty at free safety in four games last season before missing the final two regular season games with an ankle injury ... Possesses both ability and savvy ... Enters preseason pactice No. 2 at the whip position.

2006: Missed the opening game after undergoing a second surgery to repair a hernia ... Returned to see action on 16 plays at free safety against North Carolina ... Contributed three tackles ... Had two tackles in the Duke game ... Played 11 plays on special teams against Cincinnati ... Worked on three different special team units against Georgia Tech, seeing action on 18 plays and contributing a tackle ... Was injured while playing in Tech's jayvee game against Fork Union ... Returned to special teams duty against Southern Miss and got a snap on defense ... Saw action on both defense and special teams in the Clemson game ... Played on special teams at Miami ... Missed the Wake Forest and Virginia games after injuring his foot against Kent State ... Returned for the bowl game ... Had a total of six tackles ... Had a 450-pound back squat during spring testing ... Switched to whip linebacker for spring practice ... Posted a sack and a quarterback hurry in the team's second spring scrimmage.

2005: Spent the fall working at free safety while redshirting ... Played on the scout team ... Turned in a 33 1/2-inch vertical jump during scout team maxing during the fall ... Improved in all four major lifts during the winter program ... Sat out spring practice after undergoing surgery for a hernia.

High School: Named to the Virginia All-Group AAA first-team all-state team by The Associated Press as a defensive back ... Named to the AAA all-state second team as a defensive back by the VHSCA ... Had over 70 tackles and earned all-area honors for the second year in a row ... Also played quarterback for Coach Dan Newell, completing 39 of 90 passes for 759 yards and nine touchdowns as a senior ... Rushed for 683 yards and 10 TDs on 86 carries, a 7.9-yard average per carry ...Was picked team MVP after a 9-2 season and Valley District title ... Ranked the No. 13 player in the state by The Roanoke Times ... Ranked the No. 20 safety in the nation and the No. 11 player in the state by rivals.com ... Rated the No. 39 player in the Mid-Atlantic Coast by Tom Lemming's Prep Football Report ... Rated the No. 13 safety in the nation by collegefootballnews.com ... Ranked the No. 13 player in the state of Virginia by SuperPrep ... Ranked the No. 25 safety in the nation and the No. 13 player in the state by scout.com ... Ranked the No. 84 player on the East Hot 100 by scout.com ... Named to PrepStar's postseason All-Atlantic Region team as a defensive back.

Personal: Cameron Olin Martin ... Born 4/19/87 in Danville, VA ... Son of David and Denese Martin ... Brother, Orion, is a redshirt junior on the Tech football squad ... Uncle, Bobby Martin, played for Tech from 1986-1989 ... Majoring in management.

Tackles G UT AT Tot. Loss Sacks
2006 9 3 3 6 0-0 0-0
2007 14 40 38 78 8-54 4.5-37
2008 12 13 6 19 3-20 1-11
Career 35 56 47 103 11-74 5.5-48

Interceptions G No. Yds. Avg. TD LG
2007 14 1 9 9.0 0 9