Patrick Murray, Brienne Ryan, Marah Strickland and Stephanie Gaitley Win Top Awards at 2013 Awards Dinner
Kerin Family Challenge Launched at annual ceremony
Seniors to Compete in FCS Senior Scout Bowl; Higgins to also appear at All-American Bowl
Six Named to First Team, Four to Second Team and Three Named to All-Academic Team
Rams fall to Raiders, 41-39
Photos of the 2012 Fordham football seniors wit their families
Photos of the Fordham-Colgate Patriot League football game on November 17 on Jack Coffey Field
Photos of the Fordham-Bucknell football game on November 3, 2012
Photos of the Fordham-Holy Cross Ram-Crusader Cup football game at Holy Cross on October 27, 2012
Photos of the Fordham-Cincinnati football game in Nippert Stadium on October 13, 2012
Returns to anchor the Fordham defense in 2012... led the Fordham defense from his linebacking position in 2011... led 2011 squad in tackles and ranked sixth in the Patriot League... stepped into the starting position at one of the middle linebacker in 2010... third leading tackler on the 2010 squad... ranked among the top 20 in the Patriot League in tackles/game in 2010... capped spring season with four tackles in the 2011 Spring Game... was a major contributor at linebacker as a freshman... closed out 2010 spring season with four tackles at the Spring Game... appeared in ten games as a rookie.
2011: Started all eleven games as a junior at linebacker... led team with 94 total tackles, 51 solo, including three for loss and 1.5 sacks... also had two pass breakups and one forced fumble... finished sixth in the Patriot League in tackles/game (8.5)... recorded double figures in total tackles three times... made a career-high 15 tackles, 12 solo, against Lehigh... finished with 13 stops, seven solo and one for loss, at Lafayette... recorded ten tackles, two solo and 0.5 for loss, at Georgetown... opened the season with nine tackles, four solo, at UConn... also made nine tackles, four solo, and forced a fumble in the win over Columbia... registered nine stops, five solo, and broke up a pass at Rhode Island... finished with eight tackles, five solo, at Army... made seven stops, including five solo and 0.5 sacks, against Bucknell... recorded five tackles, including a sack, in the season finale with Holy Cross.
2010: Appeared in all eleven games for the Rams as a sophomore, starting nine... third on the team with 69 total tackles, 40 solo... had 1.5 tackles for loss, three pass deflections and one interception... 19th in the Patriot League in tackles/game (6.3)... made a season-high 13 tackles, six solo, and broke up a pass in the Assumption game... finished with eleven stops, including four solo and 1.5 for loss, in the Liberty Cup win over Columbia... recorded nine tackles, six solo, in the Rhode Island win... had six total tackles, five solo, and deflected a pass in the win over Georgetown... registered five tackles, four solo, at Holy Cross and at Bucknell... made four stops and intercepted a pass with 22 seconds left that he returned 26 yards to secure the win against Lafayette... opened season with four tackles, two solo, at Bryant... also had four stops versus Colgate.
2009: Appeared in ten games as a freshman in 2009... recorded 44 total tackles, tops among all Fordham freshmen... included in his 44 tackles were 6.5 for loss and a team-high five sacks... made eight tackles, including six solo and 1.5 sacks, in the win over Bucknell... registered seven stops and forced a fumble at Colgate... also had seven tackles, including 1.5 for loss and one sack, at Lafayette... finished with seven tackles, including 1.5 sacks, in the season-ending win at Georgetown... made four solo stops, one for loss, in the win over Bryant... recorded four tackles, three solo, and intercepted a pass that he returned 29 yards in the Lehigh game... had three solo tackles in the win over Old Dominion.
Before Fordham: A graduate of Juan Seguin High School in Arlington, Texas, where he lettered in football for head coach Carlos Lynn... unanimous First Team All-District selection at linebacker... led Tarrant County 4A schools in tackles with 93 solo, 41 assisted, and five tackles for loss... 2008 Seguin Cougars Most Valuable Player for second consecutive year (voted by the coaching staff)... served as a team captain in 2007 and 2008, leading the 2008 team to a Bi-District Championship... Other 2008 stats: two QB pressures, one sack, one forced fumble, one pass break up, six fourth down stops... also rushed for 116 yards on fake punts... named a Star-Telegram Impact Player to watch... also lettered with the basketball team... President of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes... member of the National Honor Society... Rotary Club Student of the Month and Duke TIP Scholar.
Personal: Born February 23, 1991... son of Tracie and Richard Martin... has two brothers (Richard, Jr. and William)... a Business Administration major.