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Michael Martinovich

Position Defensive Tackle
Height 6'5''
Weight 279 lbs.
Class Senior
Hometown Tulsa, Okla.
High School Cascia Hall Prep

2011 (Sr.): Played in six games on the defensive line … Made first appearance at Georgia Tech … Collected two tackles against the Yellow Jackets … Added one solo stop at Oklahoma State … Switched from offensive line to defensive line prior to the season.

2010 (Jr.): Saw time as a backup on the offensive line and on special teams… Fielded a kickoff and returned it five yards against Colorado.

2009 (So.): Saw time as a backup lineman and special teams player.

2008 (RS): Redshirted after transferring from the Air Force Academy, where he played tight end in 2007.

High School: Was a four-year letterwinner as a tight end, defensive end and linebacker… Earned all-state, all-district and all-metro honors… Also played basketball, soccer and was a power lifter… A member of the Spanish National Honor Society.

Personal: Born in Houston, Texas… Son of Rob and Mary Martinovich… Has one sister… Father played football at Notre Dame and was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs… Majoring in political science and get a minor in business… Would like to go to law school… Hobbies include reading and playing with his dog.