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Martin Wright
Martin Wright

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Miami, FL

High School:
Booker T. Washington

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 250

Position:
DE

Major:
Criminal Justice


12/06/2013

D'Joun Smith Earns Team MVP Award

The Owls captured the last four game to finish 2013 6-6 and bowl eligible for the first time since 2008.

12/02/2013

Senior FAU Football Players Gratitude List

Players Let Us Know What They are Thankful For

11/29/2013

FAU Football Becomes Bowl Eligible with 21-6 Win over FIU

Owls break several defensive records in win

11/18/2013

Monday Morning with Coach Wright

FAU to Host New Mexico State 3 p.m. Saturday

09/15/2013

FAU Football Grabs Big In-State Victory Owls Down the Bulls 28-10

D'Joun Smith put on stellar defensive performance

Martin Wright Photo Gallery

2013: Saw action in 11 games and recorded a tackle in every appearance...set the FAU single game sacks record versus FIU with 4.5 sacks...ranked No. 10 in sacks in Conference USA...recorded a season high seven tackles in the win against FIU and 4.5 sacks for a loss of 43 yards...totaled 8 tackles for a loss of 56 yards on the season and had six sacks for a loss of 49 yards...No. 10 on FAU's defensive leaders board...returned a kick for 12 yards at East Carolina...tallied five quarterback hurries, three in the game at Southern Miss...had one pass breakup during the season...received FAU football's defensive Mr. Resilient award.

2012: Began to flourish...saw action in every game and recorded a tackle in all but two...among the top-five at season's end in tackles for a loss but lead the team in quarterback hurries with five...recorded his first tackle for a loss at Middle Tennessee...added 1.5 for a loss of four yards versus North Texas...recorded a season high five tackles at Western Kentucky including a loss for five yards, a sack...recorded his second sack of the season, an assisted sack, the following game versus FIU.

2011: Made the move to linebacker in the spring...saw action in 11 games with three starts...recorded 33 tackles on the year...season-high seven (5-2) came in the last game of the season, his previous high was six (3-3) set at FIU...recorded a game-high three unassisted tackles four times, the first at Auburn...had a season-high three assisted tackles at FIU...recorded three tackles for a loss on the year, including two for a loss of nine yards versus ULM...his lone sack was also versus ULM...credited with one quarterback hurry, also versus ULM...saw time as a member of the special teams unit...could be a threat at three spots in 2012 (defensive line, linebacker and special teams).

2010: Played in 10 games both on the line and on special teams...recorded 17 tackles in the season, including eight solo...had 2.5 for a loss of 10 yards, including 1.5 sacks for a loss of seven yards...recorded his first collegiate tackle in FAU's home game versus Michigan State played at Ford Field...at USF he recorded his first sack, for a loss of seven yards...had two tackles in four games and a season-high six, three solo, in the season finale versus Troy...also forced a fumble versus Troy.

High School: Went to Booker T. Washington High School...Miami Herald's All-Dade team in 2006 after recording 16 sacks and three fumble recoveries...also made First Team All-State...ranked in the top 20 amongst defensive ends in the nation.

Personal: Born and raised in Miami, FL...son of Felicia and Michael Wright.

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Martin Wright versus Texas 2010

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