99  William Martinez
William Martinez

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Downey, Calif.

High School:
Downey

Last College:
Cerritos College

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 310

Position:
DL

Major:
Sociology


2008: Played in all 11 games along the defensive front with five starts ... finished with 11 tackles ... pair of stops at Brown (9/20) and at Liberty (10/11) ... season-high three tackles vs. Charleston Southern (10/18) ... broke up a pass in the victory at Iona (11/8).

2007: Started every game for the Seawolves at nose tackle in his first season at Stony Brook ... made 14 tackles during the season ... season-high four stops at Youngstown State (9/15) ... pair of tackles in back-to-back games at Hofstra (9/29) and at Albany (10/6).

Prior to Stony Brook: Played for two seasons at Cerritos College ... totaled 49 tackles during his two years there ... seven tackles for a loss and one forced fumble.

High School: A 2004 graduate of Downey High School ... two letters in football for the Vikings as a defensive tackle ... MVP of the defensive line as a senior ... made 35 tackles and had six sacks ... 25 tackles and three sacks as a junior ... also lettered in track and field ... set a school record in the discus ... MVP for field events as a senior.

Personal: Born William Leon Martinez on June 23, 1986 ... son of Charlie and Elaine Murphy Brooks ... one sister ... majoring in sociology.