Martell Webb

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Martell Webb
20100904 Michigan Offense vs. Connecticut2.jpg
Webb (#80) on the 2010 Michigan Wolverines football team offense with #16 Denard Robinson, #20 Michael Shaw, #22 Darryl Stonum, #9 Martavious Odoms, #52 Stephen Schilling, #50 David Molk and #79 Perry Dorrestein, and #72 Mark Huyge.
No. 85     Indianapolis Colts
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 on the practice squad of the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League. He has also offseason and practice squad experience with the Philadelphia Eagles, New York Jets, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Arizona Cardinals, and Detroit Lions. 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.

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]

Brandon Minor runs with blocking from Kevin Grady (24) Mark Huyge (72), Webb (80), Mark Ortmann (71), David Moosman (60), Steven Schilling (52), and Perry Dorrestein (79)

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]

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. 

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