Former Troy University standout Sherrod Martin joined a growing list of former Trojans to hear their name called on NFL Draft day.
Martin was taken in the second round of the 2009 NFL Draft, with the 59th selection overall by the Carolina Panthers.
Martin, a native of Griffin, GA, joins other recent Troy University draft selections Leodis McKelvin (1st round in 2008), Brannon Condren (4th round in 2007), DeMarcus Ware (1st round in 2005) and Osi Umenyiora (2nd round in 2003).
Martin, who played in the Senior Bowl in January and participated in the NFL Scouting Combine in March, recorded 94 tackles during his senior season as a safety for the Trojans. He recorded four interceptions and had 11 pass breakups during the year.