November 9, 2008

Martin ends his recruitment

Sometimes it's the way a commitment is delivered that is as much a story as the commitment itself. Just ask Sean Martin.

The speedy 6-foot-1, 180-pound cornerack from Corona (Calif.) Santiago High School made his decision to join Beaver Nation on Saturday, but its the way he delivered the news and the reaction he received that he will never forget.

"I commited yesterday after the game in front of the coaches," said Sean Martin. "I was going to commit to them at some point and I just happened to be at the UCLA game when I saw the coaches hanging around after the game. So I decided to talk to them and decided to commit right there."

"Coach (Mike) Riley, Coach (Keith) Hayward, and Coach Davis were there and I told Coach Riley first," Martin said. "He grabbed me and gave me a kiss on my cheek. Coach Hayward and Coach Davis looked surprised and they said that they couldn't wait to have me on the team so they could coach me up."

Martin had been leaning toward the Beavers for quite some time, ever since he camped in Corvallis and received an offer afterward.

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