Jacob Martin (American football)

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Jacob Martin
No. 54 – Houston Texans
Position: Outside linebacker
Personal information
Born: (1995-12-11) December 11, 1995 (age 23)
Aurora, Colorado
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight: 242 lb (110 kg)
Career information
High school: Cherokee Trail
(Aurora, Colorado)
College: Temple
NFL Draft: 2018 / Round: 6 / Pick: 186
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics as of 2018
Total tackles: 10
Sacks: 3.0
Forced fumbles: 2
Fumble recoveries: 1
Player stats at NFL.com

Jacob Martin (born December 11, 1995) is an American football outside linebacker for the Houston Texans of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Temple. Martin was a second team All-American Athletic Conference selection in 2017 and led the Owls in sacks with eight.

Professional career

Seattle Seahawks

Martin was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks in the sixth round (186th overall) of the 2018 NFL Draft.[1]

Houston Texans

On August 31, 2019, the Seahawks traded Martin along with outside linebacker Barkevious Mingo and a 2020 third-round pick to the Houston Texans in exchange for Jadeveon Clowney.[2] In week 9 against the Jacksonville Jaguars, Martin forced a fumble on Gardner Minshew that was recovered by teammate Zach Cunningham in the 26–3 win. [3]


  1. ^ Boyle, John (April 28, 2018). "Seahawks Select Temple Defensive End Jacob Martin In Sixth Round Of 2018 NFL Draft". Seahawks.com. Retrieved May 4, 2018.
  2. ^ Patra, Kevin (August 31, 2019). "Seahawks acquire DE Jadeveon Clowney from Texans". NFL.com. Retrieved August 31, 2019.
  3. ^ "No looking back: Watson on point as Texans top Jags 26-3". www.espn.com. November 3, 2019. Retrieved November 3, 2019.

External links

  • Temple Owls bio

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