Markelle Martin Drafted By The Titans

Former all-state Rider Raider Markelle Martin is NFL Bound.

Martin was selected by the Tennessee Titans in the sixth round (No. 190).

The Oklahoma St. Cowboy started 13 games at strong safety this past season, finishing with a career-high 74 tackles. He has 36 career pass breakups and three interceptions, including one returned for a touchdown in the 2010 Alamo Bowl.

The 21-year-old earned all-state honors in his senior season at Rider, playing both safety and wide receiver in 2007. The Raiders finished the season 12-2, advancing to the state quarterfinals.