Fourth-year junior, hard-running tailback in competition for carries this
fall... 289 career yards in two seasons as reserve back heading into 2012...
Has squatted 580 pounds.
2011 (Sophomore): Played in first 11 games of season as reserve
running back... Totaled 40 carries for 268 yards, notching team's highest
yards-per-carry average (6.7) for any player with at least 10 carries...
Rushed five times for 61 yards and TD in win over Stephen F. Austin in
second game... Rushed for career-high 83 yards, including career-long 33-
yard run in win over Rice in third game... Had nine carries for 47 yards
and TD in win over Iowa State in fifth game... Had eight carries for 28
yards vs. No. 3 Oklahoma State in seventh game and six rushes for 17
yards in win over Texas Tech in 11th game... Did not play in game 12 win
over Texas and Valero Alamo Bowl win over Washington (coaches
2010 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in three games during redshirt
freshman season in return from off-season knee surgery, earned first
collegiate letter... Totaled nine carries, 21 yards and one touchdown...
Youngest rusher in crowded Baylor backfield... Rushed eight times in
fourth quarter in win over Kansas in week five... Ran for season-high 17
yards and 1-yard TD vs. KU... Had one carry in week 12 vs. No. 16
Oklahoma, a 4-yard gain.... Played special teams (did not see action from
scrimmage) in Texas Bowl vs. Illinois... Did not participate in 2010 spring
drills while recovering from knee injury.
2009 (True Freshman): Sat out first season at Baylor and participated
on practice squad, redshirted to retain eligibility... Suffered late-season
knee injury... Earned Baylor Co-Offensive Bear Squad Award for work
on scout team.
High School: Prep standout at Stony Point High School in Round
Rock, Texas... Three-year letterman at SPHS under head coach Craig
Chessher... National position ranking among wide receivers: No. 26 by
Rivals.com, No. 108 by ESPN.com and No. 140 by Scout.com... Ranked No.
37 on Rivals.com Texas 100, the third-rated "athlete"... Named to Houston
Chronicle's Top 100 listing of Texas recruits... Named to Lubbock
Avalanche-Journal State Top 100 recruiting list... Waco Tribune-Herald Top
100 selection... Ranked 12th on Rivals.com's 2009 Central Texas Top 25
listing... Led Stony Point to 13-2 record and 2008 5A state semifinals as
senior... Honorable-mention 2008 APSE Class 5A All-State selection as
senior... Named first-team 2008 All-District 16-5A running back...
Rushed for 1,613 yards and 25 touchdowns on 293 carries (5.5 average)
and caught 14 passes for 180 yards and two TDs as senior... Honorable
mention 2008 All-Class 5A Central Texas selection... Had 193 yards
rushing and three touchdowns on 32 carries in win over Round Rock...
Rated No. 8 top performer by Rivals.com at Texas 7-on-7 Championship in
summer 2008... Helped SPHS to 9-3 record and DII area finals as junior
wide receiver in 2007... Totaled 17 catches for 300 yards and three
touchdowns and added 120 yards and three TDs rushing as junior.
Personal: Son of Glasco III and Lavernita Martin... Full name is Glasco
Kayle Martin IV... Born April 14, 1991, in Boynton Beach, Fla... Majoring
in speech communication.