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Keshawn Charles Martin (born March 15, 1990) is an American football wide receiver who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Houston Texans in the fourth round with the 121st overall pick of the 2012 NFL Draft. He played college football at Michigan State.

Keshawn Martin
Free agent
Position:Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: (1990-03-15) March 15, 1990 (age 29)
Inkster, Michigan
Height:5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight:194 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High school:Westland (MI) John Glenn
College:Michigan State
NFL Draft:2012 / Round: 4 / Pick: 121
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Receiving yards:685
Total return yards:2,859
Total touchdowns:6
Player stats at

Professional careerEdit

Houston TexansEdit

Martin was selected in the fourth round by the Houston Texans in the 2012 NFL Draft. After Trindon Holliday was cut from the Houston Texans, Martin took over the returning duties full-time. On November 18, 2013, Martin caught a 9-yard touchdown pass from Matt Schaub against the Jacksonville Jaguars for his first career touchdown. He also returned a punt 73 yards in the same game to set up another score.

New England PatriotsEdit

On September 16, 2015, Martin and a sixth-round 2016 draft pick were traded to the New England Patriots for a fifth-round pick.[1] During the 2015 regular season, Martin played in 9 games and caught 24 passes for 269 yards and 2 touchdowns for the Patriots.

On January 16, 2016, the Patriots signed Martin to a two-year, $2.975 million extension.[2]

On September 3, 2016, Martin was released by the Patriots as part of final roster cuts.[3]

San Francisco 49ersEdit

On September 27, 2016, the 49ers signed Martin to a two-year deal.[4] He was released by the 49ers on November 8, 2016.[5]

Detroit LionsEdit

On March 11, 2017, Martin signed with the Detroit Lions.[6] He was released by the team on August 28, 2017.[7]


  1. ^ "Report: Patriots trade for Texans WR Keshawn Martin". September 16, 2015.
  2. ^ Reiss, Mike (January 16, 2016). "Patriots reach 2-year extension with WR Keshawn Martin".
  3. ^ "Patriots reach the 53-man roster limit". September 3, 2016.
  4. ^ "49ers Sign WR Keshawn Martin". Retrieved September 27, 2016.
  5. ^ "49ers Announce Roster Moves". November 8, 2016.
  6. ^ "Lions sign free agent WR Keshawn Martin". March 11, 2017.
  7. ^ Gantt, Darin (August 28, 2017). "Lions cut Keshawn Martin and Tim Wright".

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