May 16, 2007

Martin has been a lifelong LSU fan

It sure doesn't hurt when one of your top defensive line prospects has grown up watching the program you are at the helm of.

That is the case for Choctawhatchee High School defensive tackle Chris Martin and the LSU Tigers. A member of the Rivals250 to watch for the Class of 2008, the 6-5, 290-pound Martin already has scholarship offers on the table from Alabama, Purdue, Central Florida and LSU.

Wrapping up his spring football practice this weekend with their annual spring game, Martin said it has been a very productive spring for him.

"Saturday is our green and white game and that is the end of spring football for us at Choctawhatchee," Martin said. "I would definitely say that I had a productive spring as well as all of my teammates. Last Friday we were able to defeat our cross-town rivals.

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