8 DeMyron Martin
DeMyron Martin

Hometown:
Allen, Texas

High School:
Allen

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 230

Position:
RB

Experience:
SR-3L


Junior (2007): Played in all 12 games with eight starts... Rushed for 458 yards and four scores on 106 carries... Eclipsed the 100-yard mark against TCU (100) and Rice (137)... Had a 61-yard run against the Owls... Caught a 16-yard TD pass at Southern Miss; Sophomore (2006): A preseason All-C-USA selection... Suffered an injury early in the UNT game and missed five of the next six games... Tallied 369 yards on 92 carries on the year... Caught four passes for 71 yards on the year... Scored on a 37-yard catch against Houston... Rebounded in the season finale, rushing for 101 yards on 15 carries, with a long run of 64 yards; Freshman (2005): A Sporting News honorable mention Freshman All-American... An All-Freshman C-USA selection... Co-winner of the James Bradley "New Mustang" award for consistent play along with Jessie Henderson... Accounted for all three touchdowns in SMU's win over TCU, rushing for 118 yards and catching two passes for 30 yards against the Frogs... Earned Conference USA Offensive Player of the Week accolades for his effort in the Iron Skillet battle... Finished with four 100-yard rushing games in 2005 and his 854 yards on the season - the third-best freshman total in school history... Tallied nine scores on the season, the most for a Mustang since Rodnick Phillips had 10 back in 1998 and the ninth-most in the nation among freshman in 2005... Ranked fourth in rushing in the league in conference games with a 91 yard-per-game average... Had a season-high 171 yards rushing against Rice... Also broke the 100-yard mark against East Carolina (129) and UTEP (117)... Had season-long runs of 39 yards on two occasions... Scored touchdowns in five straight games ranging from UAB to Houston; 2004: Redshirt; Prep: District 9-5A Player of the Year... First-team All-District 9-5A pick and an honorable mention All-State selection by the AP and Dallas Morning News... Rushed for 2,022 yards on 213 carries as a senior, good for a 9.5-yards-per-carry average... Also scored 25 rushing TDs and caught 18 passes for 295 yards and a score... Named the All-County 4A-5A Player of the Year by the Star Community Newspaper... Invited to play in the Oil Bowl... Lettered in track... Rivals.com two-star recruit... No. 57 overall prospect according to the Dallas Morning News Area Top-100... Coached by Joe Martin at Allen... Runs a 4.5-second 40... Picked SMU over offers from Texas A&M, Arkansas, TCU, Tulsa, Baylor and New Mexico State; Personal: Son of Evelyn Beachum and Myron Martin... Has two older brothers, Antoine and Anthony... Sociology major.