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|Date of birth:||April 12, 1980|
|Place of birth:||Canton, Ohio|
|Height:||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|Weight:||244 lb (111 kg)|
|NFL draft:||2002 / Round: 4 / Pick: 129|
|Career highlights and awards|
Career NFL statistics
|Stats at NFL.com|
|Stats at pro-football-reference.com|
Jamar Martin (born April 12, 1980 in Canton, Ohio) is a former National Football League fullback. He played for the Dallas Cowboys, Miami Dolphins and the New York Jets. He played college football for Ohio State University.
High School Years
Martin attended McKinley High School in Canton, Ohio, where he lettered in football. As a senior, he started at fullback and outside linebacker, helping lead his team to a 14-0 record and the Ohio Big School State Championship.
Martin accepted a scholarship to play for Ohio State University, where he was a three-year starter and a dominant blocker at fullback. He finished his career with 61 carries for 226 yards (4.0 avg) and 4 rushing touchdowns in 47 games (29 starts). He also had 22 receptions for 211 yards (9.6 avg) and 2 receiving touchdowns.
Martin was ranked by the Dallas Cowboys as the best blocking fullback in the 2002 NFL Draft, so they selected him in the fourth round (129th overall) to compete against the incumbent Robert Thomas. As a rookie, he suffered an ACL tear in his right knee during the first contact drill in training camp and was placed on the injured reserve list. The following year, he played 14 games mainly on the special teams units.
New Orleans Saints
New York Jets
New York Dragons (AFL)