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Former OSU standout Markelle Martin’s NFL journey begins

Ex-Cowboy safety was a sixth-round pick by the Titans in the NFL Draft. But getting there was not an easy process.

By Gina Mizell, Staff Writer, Published: May 20, 2012
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STILLWATER — Markelle Martin jumped in his car alone on May 9 and began the journey toward his NFL future.

The road trip started in his hometown of Wichita Falls, Texas. Little Rock was the first stop. Then Memphis. He didn’t really do much besides grab a quick bite to eat and a couple hours of sleep. He spent more than 12 hours on the road.

But since Martin was...
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