Player Bio

Sherrod Martin
DB #36
Height:
6-1
Weight:
200
College:
Troy
Experience:
6
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 84 218 163 55 0 0 22 8 0 85 -- 34
2015 CHI 12 3 3 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2014 JAC 13 16 13 3 0 -- 2 1 0 0 -- 0
2012 CAR 12 23 20 3 0 -- 3 -- -- -- -- --
2011 CAR 16 68 50 18 0 -- 8 3 0 16 5.3 15
2010 CAR 15 85 59 26 0 -- 5 1 0 34 34 34
2009 CAR 16 23 18 5 0 -- 4 3 0 35 11.7 23

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Biography

PRO CAREER: Enters 6th NFL season and first with the Bears after appearing in 72 games with 38 starts for the Carolina Panthers (2009-12) and Jacksonville Jaguars (2014)… Owns 195 tackles, 8 interceptions, 22 pass breakups, 4 TFLs, 5 forced fumbles and 1 fumble recovery.

PRO CAREER: Enters 6th NFL season and first with the Bears after appearing in 72 games with 38 starts for the Carolina Panthers (2009-12) and Jacksonville Jaguars (2014)… Owns 195 tackles, 8 interceptions, 22 pass breakups, 4 TFLs, 5 forced fumbles and 1 fumble recovery.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Drafted by the Carolina Panthers in the 2nd round (59th overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft… Signed with the Panthers (7/31/09)… Signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars (12/30/13)… Waived by the Jaguars (8/30/14)… Signed by Jacksonville (9/23/14)… Signed a one-year contract with the Chicago Bears. SIGNED though 2015.

2014 SEASON: In his lone season with the Jaguars, tallied 14 tackles, 1 interception, 2 pass breakups, 1 TFL and 1 forced fumble in 13 games (2 starts).

PREVIOUS SEASONS: 2012 – Played in 12 games in his final season with the Panthers before being placed on IR (12/4) with a torn ACL and MCL… Notched 20 tackles, 3 pass breakups and 1 forced fumble. 2011 – Started 16-of-16 contests for Carolina, en route to setting a career-high in pass breakups (8) and tying a career-high in interceptions (3)… Also notched 65 tackles, and 1 TFL... 3 interceptions were tied for the team lead. 2010 – Started 15-of-15 games, totaling career-highs in tackles (81), pass breakups (5), TFLs (2), forced fumbles (2) and fumble recoveries (1)… Tacked on 1 interception. 2009 – As a rookie with Carolina, totaled 15 tackles, 3 interceptions, 4 pass breakups and 1 forced fumble in 16 games (5 starts).

COLLEGE: Started 37-of-46 games at Troy… Made 292 career tackles, the most by a DB in school history… Also added 4 sacks, 9 interceptions, 23 pass breakups, 9 forced fumbles and 3 fumble recoveries… Tied NCAA record with 3 INTs in one quarter vs. Alcorn State (9/13/08)… As a junior in 2007, named honorable mention all-Sun Belt after returning from medical redshirt and playing nickel position… Started 6-of-10 games  and set school record with 6 forced fumbles… Also added 52 tackles, 3 sacks and 1 fumble recovery… Used a medical redshirt during the 2006 season… As a sophomore in 2005, started 11 games at FS and finished with 78 tackles, 2 interceptions, 11 pass breakups and 1 sack, forced fumble and fumble recovery… As a freshman in 2004, started 7-of-12 games and totaled 68 tackles, 3 interceptions, 5 pass breakups, 2 forced fumbles and 1 fumble recovery.

PERSONAL: Attended Griffin High School (Griffin, GA).

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