Former Alabama Kicker Finds New Home
Former Alabama special teams player Jack Martin is transferring to Houston.
The backup kicker and punter made the announcement via a social media post on Wednesday afternoon.
"C O M M I T T E D @UHCougarFB #GoCoogs," wrote Martin.
The Ala., native was a part of the class of 2019, who started his colligate career at Troy University before entering the portal and transferring to Alabama in May of 2021.
Martin saw limited time on the field while at the Capstone, however he did kick a 29-yard field goal in Alabama's 59-3 win over New Mexico State in 2021.
The Ala., native is one of 14 Crimson Tide players to enter the transfer portal this year, joining Christian Leary, Aaron Anderson, Amari Kight, JoJo Earle, Tommy Brockermeyer, Jacoby Boykins, Javion Cohen, Traeshon Holden, Khyree Jackson, Trey Sanders, Tanner Bowles, Damieon George, and Braylen Ingraham.
Martin is the fifth transfer to announce his new home. Leary announced his transfer to Central Florida on Tuesday, Ingraham is transferring to Syracuse, Holden is transferring to Oregon, and Bowles is transferring to Kentucky. The remaining players in the portal have yet to announce their next chapter.
Alabama will take on Kansas State in the 2022 Allstate Sugar Bowl on Saturday, December 31, 2022, at 11 a.m. CT in New Orleans, La. Coverage will be on Tide 100.9 and 95.3 The Bear.