Demetrice Martin

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Demetrice A. Martin
UCLA Bruins
Date of birth Feb. 28, 1973
Career information
Position(s) defensive backs coach
College Michigan State University
Career highlights and awards

Demetrice A. Martin (born February 28, 1973) is an American football coach, currently the defensive backs coach for the UCLA Bruins.[1][2]

High school career[edit]

Martin prepped at Muir High School in Pasadena, California and was drafted by the Atlanta Braves in baseball, but elected to play football.

College career[edit]

Martin played college football at Michigan State University where he was a four-year letterman (1992–95). He began as a wide receiver, then switched to cornerback; he was all-conference in 1994.

Pro career[edit]

Martin played on the practice squad of the St. Louis Rams in the National Football League (1996), in NFL Europe for the Scottish Claymores (1997) and the Arena Football League's Texas Terror (1998–99).

Coaching career[edit]

Martin began his coaching career as a high school coach in 1999 at Monrovia for two years and then at his alma mater Muir in 2001. He then coached at the junior college level for five years; two at Pasadena City College (2001–02) and three at Mt. San Antonio College (Mt. SAC) in Walnut (2003–05). He was a graduate secondary assistant coach at USC (2006–07),[3]

In December 2008, he was hired by new head coach Steve Sarkisian of the Washington Huskies to coach the secondary in Seattle.[4] After three seasons with the Huskies, Martin returned to the L.A. area when he was hired by new UCLA Bruins head coach Jim Mora in December 2011 to be the defensive backs coach.[5]


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  3. ^ Player Bio: Demetrice Martin :: Football
  4. ^ Gary Klein, Rey Maualuga tabbed as USC's MVP, Los Angeles Times, December 18, 2008, Accessed December 18, 2008.
  5. ^ Seattle Times - Huskies lose cornerbacks coach Demetrice Martin to UCLA - Husky blog - 2011-12-14

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