December 10, 2006

Ben Martin Discusses Official Visit

Recruiting against Ohio State in the Buckeyes' backyard in the current climate doesn't look like an easy task, but Tennessee hasn't let that deter them in the recruitment of Cincinnati's Ben Martin, one of the top defensive ends in the Class of 2007. Martin wrapped up his official visit schedule with a trip to Knoxville this weekend, and the Vols hope they made enough of an impression to get good news when he makes his decision next month.

Martin (6-foot-5, 230 pounds, 4.5 40-yard dash) had already made a pair of unofficial visits to Knoxville, one in the summer and another for a game this fall, prior to making his official trip this weekend. Because of that, you have to think that his interest in Tennessee is serious, something that Martin said was reinforced by his latest trip.

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