Martell Webb

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Martell Webb
No. --     Free agent
Tight end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-11-10) November 10, 1989 (age 24)
Place of birth: Pontiac, Michigan
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 278 lb (126 kg)
Career information
College: Michigan
Undrafted in 2011
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Stats at NFL.com

Martell T. Webb (born November 10, 1989) is American football tight end who is currently a free agent. He played his college football for the Michigan Wolverines football team. He was previously a highly rated tight end and wide receiver for Pontiac Northern High School who was selected to the 2006 USA Today All-USA second team.

He has also been a member with the Philadelphia Eagles, New York Jets, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Arizona Cardinals, Detroit Lions, Indianapolis Colts and Cleveland Browns.

High school[edit]

Webb was rated the 17th best high school football tight end in the class of 2007 by Scout.com.[1] He was rated as the 29th and 56th best wide receiver by Rivals.com and ESPN.com.[2][3] He was selected to the 2006 USA Today All-USA second team as a tight end along with fellow Michigan matriculant Ryan Mallett.[4]

Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight 40 Commit date
Martell Webb
WR/TE
Pontiac, Michigan Northern (MI) 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 217.5 lb (98.7 kg) 4.65 May 2, 2006 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 77
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: 17 (TE)   Rivals: 29 (WR), 12 (MI)  ESPN: 56 (WR)
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

Sources:

College[edit]

During his Michigan career, he posted a total of 9 receptions for 111 yards and 2 touchdowns as well as 3 special teams tackles.[5] He started three games during his career, backing up Kevin Koger, Mike Massey and Carson Butler.[6] His touchdown in the October 9, 2010 against Michigan State in the Paul Bunyan Trophy game gave Michigan its final lead of the game.[7]

Professional career[edit]

On July 26, 2010, he was signed by the Philadelphia Eagles.[8] He posted one reception in the August 11 preseason game against the Baltimore Ravens.[9] He was released by the Eagles on August 29.[10] He worked out with the Denver Broncos.[11] He was signed by the New York Jets on September 27 and released on October 4.[12][13] He was signed to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers practice squad on December 7, 2011,[14] and released on December 19.[15] On January 5, 2012, Webb signed a 'reserve/future' contract with the Arizona Cardinals.[16] He was released from the team on August 31, 2012.[17] On November 13, 2012, he was signed to the Indianapolis Colts' practice squad,[18] but the team released him on December 4.[19]

On December 12, the Tennessee Titan's signed Webb to its practice squad.[20] On August 26, 2013, he was waived by the Titans.[21] He was signed by the Lions and assigned to the practice squad on November 5, 2013.[22] The Lions released him on November 19.[23] On November 28, he was signed to the practice squad by the Indianapolis Colts.[24]

Webb signed with the Cleveland Browns on August 5, 2014.[25][26] The Browns released Webb on August 25, 2014.[27]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Martell Webb". Scout.com. Retrieved 2011-12-13. 
  2. ^ "Martell Webb". Rivals.com. Retrieved 2011-12-13. 
  3. ^ "Martell Webb". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2011-12-13. 
  4. ^ "2006 All-USA second team". USA Today. 2006-12-27. Retrieved 2011-12-13. 
  5. ^ "Team: Michigan: Year: 2010 Thru 01/10/11: Player: Martell Webb". National Collegiate Athletic Association. 2011-01-10. Retrieved 2011-12-13. 
  6. ^ "Martell Webb 80". MGoBlue.com. CBS Interactive. Archived from the original on 2011-12-13. Retrieved 2011-12-13. 
  7. ^ "Michigan St. 34, Michigan 17". USA Today. 2010-10-09 (revised 2011-1-28). Retrieved 2011-12-13. 
  8. ^ Rittenberg, Adam (2011-07-26). "Early Big Ten-NFL free agent roundup". ESPN. Retrieved 2011-12-13. 
  9. ^ "Ravens 6 (0-1, 0-1 away); Eagles 13 (1-0, 1-0 home)". ESPN. 2011-08-11. Retrieved 2011-12-13. 
  10. ^ "Philadelphia Eagles Transactions (week of 9/4)". NFL.com. 2011-09-04. Retrieved 2011-12-13. 
  11. ^ Florio, Mike (2011-09-22). "Catching up on Tryout Tuesday". NBC Sports. Retrieved 2011-12-13. 
  12. ^ "NFL Transactions (Sep 21 - Sep 27)". ESPN. 2011-09-27. Retrieved 2011-12-13. 
  13. ^ "NFL Transactions (Sep 28 - Oct 4)". ESPN. 2011-10-04. Retrieved 2011-12-13. 
  14. ^ "NFL transactions for December 7, 2011". Pro Football Weekly. 2011-12-07. Retrieved 2011-12-13. 
  15. ^ "NFL transactions for December 19, 2011". Pro Football Weekly. 2011-12-19. Retrieved 2011-12-19. 
  16. ^ Morgan, Craig (2012-01-05). "Cards sign 3 players to 'reserve/future' contracts". CBS Sports. Retrieved 2012-01-06. 
  17. ^ "Cardinals cut LB Haggans, others". Pro Football Weekly. 2012-08-31. Retrieved 2012-09-09. 
  18. ^ "Tuesday's Sports Transactions". San Francisco Chronicle. 2012-11-13. Retrieved 2012-11-14. 
  19. ^ "Colts Make Roster Moves". Colts.com. 2012-12-04. Retrieved 2012-12-10. 
  20. ^ "Scoreboard: Dec. 12". Lexington Herald-Leader. 2012-12-12. Retrieved 2012-12-30. 
  21. ^ "Titans Waive 13 Players; Roster at 77". Titansonline.com. August 26, 2013. Retrieved September 1, 2013. 
  22. ^ Rogers, Justin (November 5, 2013). "Detroit Lions sign TE Martell Webb to the practice squad, release RB Steven Miller". mlive.com. Retrieved November 10, 2013. 
  23. ^ Rogers, Justin (2013-11-19). "Detroit Lions re-sign Steven Miller to practice squad, release TE Martell Webb". MLive.com. Retrieved 2013-11-28. 
  24. ^ "Thursday's Sports Transactions". San Francisco Chronicle. Associated Press. 2013-11-28. Retrieved 2013-11-28. 
  25. ^ Cabot, Mary Kay (2014-08-05). "Cleveland Browns add four players, including two tight ends". Cleveland.com. Retrieved 2014-08-07. 
  26. ^ "Tuesday's Sports Transactions". San Francisco Chronicle. 2014-08-05. Retrieved 2014-08-07. 
  27. ^ "Browns make roster moves". Cleveland Browns. 2014-08-25. Retrieved 2014-08-26. 

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