Draft Rewind 2012 – Doug Martin – Tampa Bay Buccaneers

What Ourlads NFL Scouting Services said about DOUG MARTIN: Boise State, 5092 223 4.55 . Two-and-a-half year starter who saw playing time on defense as a sophomore and still scored 15 touchdowns when he moved back to offense. Will also contribute on all special teams’ coverage and return units. A physical runner who runs hard with good contact balance. Fights for extra yards by churning his legs. Plays in a spread one back scheme offense. A yards after first contact type runner who has vision and is not easy to tackle. Has an innate ability to find and hit a crease with good body lean and strength. Runs behind his pads with a low center of gravity. A willing blocker who will stick his nose in the fray. Can plant and cut without the loss of speed. Dependable and reliable to make plays. Ran 84 yards for the longest touchdown run in Las Vegas Bowl history. He also scored the winning touchdown in the 2010 Fiesta Bowl. Has the talent to be a feature back with good running skills and bulldog determination. Can bounce the ball outside or read the cutback lanes. Gets the tough two and three yard runs. Has good stop and start quickness. Senior Bowl notes: Is a physical football player who would be an asset to any team. Physical runner who runs hard with good contact balance. A few notes on his game performance include a tackle on an interception, cut block that got Melvin Ingram on the ground, a downfield block on a touchdown run, broke tackles with his strong running style and returned kickoffs. 2011 stats: 1299 yds, 4.9 ypc, 16 TDs, 28 receptions, 2 TDs. OSR:3/29. First/second round. (A-30 1/2, H-9, BP-28, SS-4.16).

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