The Duke Football Summer Spotlight runs every Tuesday and Thursday on GoDuke.com and features interviews with members of the reigning ACC Coastal Division Champion Blue Devils.
DURHAM, N.C. – Today’s Duke Football Summer Spotlight features junior placekicker Ross Martin, a two-time All-ACC selection who enters 2014 as one of the league’s best kickers. After just two seasons as a Blue Devil, Martin ranks first on Duke’s career chart in points per game, second in PATs and PAT attempts, tied for second in field goals of 50+ yards, third in PAT percentage, fifth in points, sixth in field goals and ninth in field goal attempts.
With a range out to 55 yards, Martin has connected on 33-of-42 (.786) field goals in his career and 104-of-105 (.991) extra points. He amassed 106 points as a freshman and 97 as a sophomore and is currently on a streak of 60 consecutive made PATs. Martin is a preseason All-ACC pick by Lindy’s Sports and a candidate for the Lou Groza Award.
Martin is one of 43 letterwinners returning to Duke in 2014. The Blue Devils open the season on August 30 against Elon at Wallace Wade Stadium. Tickets are available at http://www.goduke.com/footballtix or by calling (919) 681-BLUE.