Player of the Week: Martrell Spaight

By: Richard Davenport
Published: Saturday, December 29, 2012

Name: Martrell Spaight

Nickname: Spaight

School: University of Arkansas

Height: 6'0 1/2

Weight: 225

Position: OLB/ILB

Class: 2015

Bench max: 300+

Squat max:400-500+

40-yard dash: 4.6

Number of years playing football: 6 years

Schools that have offered: Arkansas, Arkansas State, West Virginia, South Florida, Memphis, Rutgers

Other schools showing interest: Miami, Georgia, South Carolina

I signed with Arkansas because: I believe in what Coach B is doing and always was a dream!

Schools I've visited: Rutgers, Arkansas State, Ohio St., Kansas St.

In college, I plan to major in: Business

I like playing linebacker because: I was raised playing the position and I believe that is my calling to play.

Best football moment: Coach called a fake punt to me and I ran it into the end-zone

My favorite play: Toss sweep

Best player I've played against: Garden City Community College quarterback

Favorite high school team to play against: Cabot

Describe what football means to you in 20 words or fewer: Football is not just a game it's a way of life

My ringtone on my cell is: Vibrate

Favorite NFL player: Ray Lewis

Favorite NFL team: Baltimore Ravens

Favorite music: Hip-hop, R&B, gospel, country

Favorite song: 2pac staring through my rearview

Favorite book: The Bible, Tears of a Tiger

Favorite movie: Friday

Favorite TV show: The Wayans brothers

Favorite actor: Denzel Washington

Favorite actress: Gabrielle Union

Favorite food: Steak n potatoes

Favorite class: Art

Dream Date: Skylar Diggins

Hobbies: Workout, cook, text, watch movies

The one thing I could not live without is: My phone

Role model: My parents

Three words to describe me: Humble, religious, hard working

People would be surprised that I: can sing

Ten years from now I'll be: Successful and showing young kids they can do the same

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