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Twyon Martin
Twyon Martin

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Parkland, Fla.

High School:
Stoneman Douglas

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 273

Position:
Defensive Tackle

Birthdate:
01/09/1989


12/12/2011

Football Team Holds Annual Awards Ceremony

Reyes named Team and Defensive Player of the Year

11/22/2011

UConn vs. Rutgers Live Chat

Huskies Face BIG EAST Rival Rutgers on Saturday

10/15/2011

Huskies Pull Off Homecoming Win

Byron Jones' fourth quarter fumble return lifts UConn to victory

10/11/2011

UConn vs. South Florida Game Week

Huskies Host USF at 3:30 on Homecoming

08/24/2011

Football Nears Completion Of Camp

UConn Kicks Off The 2011 Season Thursday, September 1 Against Fordham

10/01/2011

Football: Connecticut vs Western Michigan

Rentchler Field East Hartford CT

08/20/2011

UConn Football Practice

Storrs, Conn. 08/20/11

08/12/2011

2011 Media Day: Connecticut Football

From the Storrs campus

08/09/2011

UConn Football Open Practice, 8-9-2011

UConn Football Open Practice, 8-9-2011

One of the most experienced players returning on the Husky team this year with 31 starts and 38 games played since 2008.

2010: Started the first 11 games of the season before suffering an injury vs. Cincinnati (Nov. 27)...Missed the USF (Dec. 4) game but came back to start the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl (Jan. 1)...Had 30 tackles on the year which featured five tackles for a loss and three sacks...Had a season-high seven tackles in win over Buffalo (Sept. 25)...His tackles for a loss came in five different games.

2009: Experienced member of defensive line who started 19 games over his first two collegiate seasons, including 11 games in 2009...made 36 tackles during the season with 8.5 tackles for a loss and four sacks...had a season-high six tackles in opening night win over Ohio (Sept. 5) and repeated that performance vs. South Carolina in the Papajohns.com Bowl (Jan. 2)...also had four tackles against Louisville (Oct. 17)...had 2.5 tackles for a loss with 1.5 sacks and four total tackles vs. Rutgers (Oct. 31).

2008: Emerged as a top defensive lineman for the Huskies ... started the final eight games of the year at defensive tackle as a redshirt freshman ... had 22 tackles with 3.5 for a loss and 1.5 sacks ... had a career-high eight tackles against West Virginia (Nov. 1) ... also had a sack against the Mountaineers.

2007: Redshirted ... Named the Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week prior to the Rutgers game (Nov. 3).

High School: Played in the Nike Dade-Broward All-Star Game and the Broward North-South All-Star Game ... Had 88 tackles and six sacks as a senior ... Also competed in basketball and track ... Football team captain.

Personal: Twyon Dwayne Martin ... Born on January 9, 1989 ... An economics major.

Year GP-GS UT AT TT SKS TFL INT PBU
2008 13-8 12 10 22 1.5-8 3.5-11 0 0
2009 13-11 14 22 36 4.0-9 8.5-16 1 0
2010 12-12 11 19 30 3.0-24 5.0-26 0 0
Career 38-31 37 51 88 8.5-41 17.0-53 1 0

TWYON MARTIN'S CAREER HIGHS

Most Tackles: 8 vs. West Virginia, 11/1/08
Most Sacks: 1.5 vs. Rutgers, 10/31/09
Most TFLs: 2.5 vs. Rutgers, 10/31/09