About

Kerry Martin

Kerry Martin Jr.

12/18/18 | 9:18 a.m.

CB

Position

6-1

Height

179

Weight

Charleston, W.Va.

Hometown

Capital HS

High School

7/28

Verbal Commit

12/7

Official Visit

12/19

Signs NLI

Highlights

Biography

  • Played for coach Jon Carpenter at Capital High
  • Two-time Class AAA All-State First-Team selection
  • Two-time All-USA Today West Virginia First Team Defense
  • Three-time All-Mountain State Athletic Conference First Team Offense (2017-18)
  • Selected to the All-Kanawha Valley Team four times
  • Passed for 2,164 yards and 29 touchdowns as a senior at Capital
  • Also rushed for 800 yards and 12 scores
  • As a quarterback, he guided Capital to WVSSAC Class AAA semifinals for three consecutive seasons (2016-18)
  • Team captain
  • 2017 MSAC and KV Player of the Year
  • As a freshman, he was a member of the 2015 Capital High football team that finished as the WVSSAC Class AAA runner-up
  • For his career, Martin passed for 6,845 yards and 85 touchdowns
  • Rushed for 2,383 yards and 37 scores
  • Also had 23 receptions, 385 receiving yards and four touchdowns
  • Defensive totals include 55 tackles, one sack, five interceptions, five pass breakups, one Fumble recovery and two forced fumbles
  • Also had a blocked field goal and two defensive touchdowns, including a pick-six and a fumble returned for a touchdown
  • Set five school records
  • Rated as a three-star prospect by ESPN, rivals and 247Sports
  • Rated No. 72 safety in the nation by 247Sports, No. 77 by ESPN
  • No. 5 ranked recruit in West Virginia by 247Sports, No. 6 by rivals and ESPN
  • Also received offers from Army, Cincinnati and Rutgers

Other Offers

West Virginia

Rutgers

Western Kentucky

Army

Cincinnati

Toledo

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