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#5 Oliver Martin

Height 6-1
Weight 200 lbs.
Class Jr.
Hometown Coralville, Iowa
High School Iowa City West
Previous School Michigan

Hawk Item – – Transferred to Iowa program after playing at Michigan in 2018.

2019 – – Saw action in eight games, recording five receptions for 28 yards and one touchdown . . . saw first action of Iowa career in 38-14 win over Miami as offense gained 213 net rushing yards and 465 yards total offense . . . two receptions for 14 yards, including nine-yard touchdown catch on first career reception at Iowa . . . saw action in 30-0 win over Rutgers as offense gained 438 yards total offense . . . two receptions for 10 yards vs. Rutgers, along with one rushing attempt for five yards . . . saw action in 18-17 win at Iowa State, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 48-3 win over Middle Tennessee, recording one reception for four yards as offense gained 644 yards total offense . . . saw action in 10-3 loss at #18 Michigan, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 17-12 loss to #9 Penn State, but had no statistics . . .  did not see action in 26-20 win over Purdue . . . saw action in 20–0 win at Northwestern, but had no statistics . . . did not see action in 24-22 loss at #16 Wisconsin . . . did not see action in 23-19 win over #7 Minnesota . . . saw action in 19-10 win over Illinois, but had no statistis as offense gained 387 yards total offense . . . did not see action in 27-24 win at Nebraska . . . did not see action in 49-24 Holiday Bowl win over #22 USC due to injury.

2018 – – Appeared in all 13 games, with one start . . .  recorded 11 receptions for 125 yards and one touchdown, with one rushing attempt for 11 yards . . . career-best three receptions for 29 yards at Notre Dame, including a career-long of 21 yards . . . one reception for nine yards against Western Michigan . . . one reception for 19 yards against SMU . . . one catch for 15 yards against Nebraska . . . one reception for 11 yards vs. Wisconsin . . . career-best three receptions for 38 yards against Rutgers, including a 16-yard touchdown reception . . . one reception for four yards against Ohio State . . . saw action against Northwestern, Maryland, Michigan State, Penn State, and Indiana, with no receptions . . . saw action in bowl game vs. Florida, but had no receptions.

2017 – – Redshirted.

High school – – Finalist for 2017 Iowa High School Athlete of the Year . . . played in 2017 U.S. Army All-American Bowl . . . named Class 4A first-team all-state as a senior by  Iowa Newspaper Association Class 4A after earning second-team honors as a junior and third-team as a sophomore . . . Iowa Gatorade Player of the Year as a senior . . . Player of the Year by the Cedar Rapids Gazette as a senior . . . Career – – Set Iowa state prep records for most career receptions (239), most receiving yards (3,449), and most receiving touchdowns (33) . . . 85 receptions for 1,272 yards and 16 touchdowns as a senior . . . recorded 71 receptions for 1,171 yards and 14 touchdowns as a junior . . . recorded 61 receptions for 759 yards and five touchdowns a sophomore . . . 20 receptions for 231 yards as a freshman . . . Class 4A playoff statistics included 26 receptions for 365 yards and four touchdowns, along with an 85-yard kickoff return for a touchdown . . . also competed in swimming and baseball as a prep.

Personal – – Born 11/3/98 . . . economics major . . . parents are Lisa and Jeff Martin . . . attended same high school as LB Dillon Doyle and DB John Milani . . . high school coach was Garrett Hartwig.