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2022 PFN Player Profile: Matthew Martin – Marian Catholic

Tagged under: District 11, News, Player Previews

| July 19, 2022


Matthew Martin
Marian Catholic High School
Class Of 2023
Jersey #44
2021 Stats (1,074yds Rushing) (97 Tackles) (15 TFL) (2 Blk Kicks)
Other sports Baseball
Awards 2021/22022 2022 PaPrepsRivals Pennsylvania High School Football Top Running Backs in 2023 2022 PaPrepRivals Top Returning Defensive Players Colonial/Schuylkill Eastern Pa. 2021 Standard Speaker All Area First Team (RB-LB) 2021 Republican Herald Second Team (RB) 2021 Schuylkill County Football Coaches Association All-Star Team North Offense 1st Team (RB) 2021 Morning Call All Area Team Honorable Mention (RB-LB) 2021 Times News All Star Football Team (1st Team All Star RB) 2021 Class 1A All EasternPaFootball Team (2nd Team RB) 2021 Republican Herald Football Honor Roll 2021 Times News/LVHN Athlete of the Week 2021 2X Schuylkill League Athlete of the Week Nominee Multiple 2021 EasternPAFootball Top Performer Offense & Defense Multiple 2021 MaxPrep Player Awards 2020 I was the 212lb PIAA District XI and Area XIV Junior Wrestling Champion. Achieved PIAA Junior State Championships where I was in the top 16 212lb Junior High Wrestlers in Pennsylvania.
Twitter @MattMartin2023

Why do you play football?
Love the sport, challenges, team aspect and opportunities that come with working hard at the sport.

Who is your favorite sports star and why?
Tom Brady He works hard, strives to be his best. He doesn’t allow others to define what he can and can not accomplish.

Do you have a favorite play you remember the most? Explain:
It was a 34 blast against Nativity to win a game no one thought we could in overtime and that set our team up to push ourselves even harder the rest of the season!

What are your goals for this coming season?
Top grades in the classroom. Develop even more as a team. Just push myself to be the best I can for the Marian Team.

What is your favorite Pro team, any sport?

What game, yours, college or pro, was your favorite game and why?
Air Force vs Army It was my first College game I actually attended.

What sports movie would you watch every day if you had to pick one and why?
Water Boy! Just because it’s funny and has some crazy truths to it!

What cartoon character do you think your head coach most resembles.
Jorgen Von Strangle

If your mom and dad are screaming at you from the stands, what is it they usually yell?
Let’s Go Colts!

Name one thing that you’d love to do in football that may never happen?
Earn the Heisman Trophy

Who is your mentor, the person you want to be like? WHY?
My Dad, He helps me to work hard and to be the best person I can be. On and Off the field.

Name a sport you’d love to play but can’t:
Wrestling again

What is your most embarrassing sports moment?
When I played Mini-Football my first year and was asked to punt and I kicked the ball and it actually went behind me.

Is there anyone in your family, besides your parents, you could consider your biggest fan? Who, Why?
My sister Brittany. She drives from Fort Bragg in NC to see my games when she can.

When you aren’t playing, practicing or training for sports, what is your go to activity and why?
Just relaxing with some video games.

What is your favorite football memory to date?
The mud bowl game against pine grove last season.

What is your favorite play to run?
any play that works.

What scares you the most?
I don’t really know

Music of choice:

What was your favorite gift as a little boy? Why?
My Air force football jersey, because I loved football and the military.

What restaurant is your go to when you need a big meal?
Millers ale house.

Which one? Sheetz or Wawa

What is your favorite vacation destination?

Do you remember what the first football game you saw was?
In person the Air Force Vs Army game

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