|Birth||3 July 1993 (Solon, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, U.S.A.)|
Ross Martin (born July 3, 1993) is an American football placekicker for the New York Jets of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for Duke and holds a school record for most field goals (78), extra points (196), and total points (430). However, Martin made only 83% of his collegiate field goal attempts. The college goal posts are wider than those of the professional ranks.
At the end of the 2012 season, Martin totaled 106 points on 20-of-23 (.870) field goals and 46-of-47 (.979) PATs. Martin kicked a career-high 4 field goals, and scored a career-high 14 points against North Carolina. Martin kicked a season-high 6 PATs against North Carolina Central.
At the end of the 2013 season, Martin totaled 97 points on 13-of-19 (68.4%) field goals and 58-of-58 PATs. Martin kicked a career-high 7 PATs against Pittsburgh. Martin scored a season-high 12 points against Miami.
At the end of the 2014 season, Martin compiled 107 points on 19-of-21 (90.5%) field goals and 50-of-50 PATs. In the ACC, Martin ranked first in field goal percentage, and tied for first in PAT percentage. Martin kicked a season-high 7 PATs against Elon. Martin scored a season-high 11 points against Kansas. Martin kicked a season-high 3 field goals against Virginia Tech.
At the end of the 2015 season, Martin totaled 120 points on 26-of-30 (86.7%) field goals and 42-of-42 PATs. Martin kicked a season-high 7 PATs against North Carolina Central. Martin scored a season-high 14 points against Army. Martin kicked a season-high 3 field goals against Tulane.
New York Jets
On April 30, 2016, after going undrafted in the 2016 NFL Draft, Martin signed with the New York Jets. Martin was released on August 28, 2016. He signed a reserve/future contract with the Jets on January 4, 2017.