Updated: February 1, 2013
2012: Played in 12 games, making four starts ... Was in on 264 plays, including 215 snaps at tight end and 49 more on special teams ... Scored his first touchdown of the season after bringing in a five-yard pass against Georgia Tech ... Was in on nine offensive plays, while also appearing on special teams against Austin Peay ... Was in on 25 offensive snaps against Bowling Green ... Caught two passes for 11 yards on 36 plays against Cincinnati ... Missed the Duke game due to injury ... Was in on 18 offensive snaps, while also contributing on special teams at Clemson ... Played 27 offensive snaps and also saw action on special teams against Florida State ... Contributed on offense and special teams at Boston College and against Virginia ... Saw time at tight end and on special teams against Rutgers in the Russell Athletic Bowl.
2011: Played in 10 games, starting one at tight end ... Played 135 snaps on offense ... Caught three passes for 22 yards and a touchdown … Saw action on three plays at tight end against Appalachian State ... Was in on 14 offensive plays at ECU ... Worked three snaps in the win over Arkansas State ... Caught first career pass for 15 yards in the win at Marshall ... Injured his shoulder later in the Marshall game and missed the next four games ... Returned for the Duke game and caught his first career touchdown, a two-yarder in the first quarter ... Picked up 30 snaps at tight end at Georgia Tech ... Earned a start at tight end against UNC and worked 27 snaps ... Tallied 13 plays at Virginia ... Worked briefly on offense in the ACC Championship Game against Clemson … Caught a 5-yard pass in the Sugar Bowl against Michigan.
2010: Started and played seven snaps at tight end against Boise State with a knockdown block … Saw some action against JMU, East Carolina and BC before being sidelined by a quadriceps injury … Returned to action against Georgia Tech and played 14 snaps at tight end … Worked 10 plays on offense at UNC and nine more at Miami … Played seven snaps against Virginia … Added 12 more during the ACC title game with FSU … His 320-pound clean was tops among the tight ends during the off-season … Had a 17-yard catch during the final scrimmage of spring practice.
2009: Did not play … Worked on the scout team … Caught a 19-yard pass during the Hokies’ third spring scrimmage … Hauled in a 20-yard pass from Tyrod Taylor during the Maroon-White game.
2008: Entered Tech in January 2009 … Participated in the team’s off-season and spring workouts.
High School: Ranked the No. 38 player in the state by The Roanoke Times for Coach Lou Sorrentino … Rated the No. 73 tight end in the country by ESPN.com/Scouts, Inc. … Ranked the No. 98 tight end in the country by SuperPrep … Rated the No. 34 prospect in Virginia by SuperPrep … Named first-team Group AAA all-state as a tight end by The Associated Press his senior year … As a senior, hauled in 22 receptions for over 400 yards and five scores … As a junior, caught eight passes for 123 yards and four touchdowns … Named honorable mention All-Met by The Washington Post.
Personal: Frank Eric Martin … Born 10/1/89 … Son of Frank and Terri Martin … Graduated with a degree in sociology.