Senior who will be going through his second spring with the Gamecocks... has an opportunity to get plenty of reps in the spring and show the tools that earned him a scholarship... listed with the second-team unit entering the spring.
2013: Enrolled at Carolina in January... was on the roster for spring drills, but practice time was very limited due to a hamstring injury on the opposite leg that had a hamstring issue that cut his 2012 season short at Georgia Military... saw action for one play in the season opener against North Carolina.
2011-12: Originally signed with South Carolina in February 2011... attended Georgia Military College in Milledgeville, Ga., for the 2011-12 academic year and the fall of 2012... coached by Bert Williams... saw limited playing time in 2012 after being sidelined early in the season with a hamstring injury... in three games, logged 10 tackles and three interceptions while forcing a pair of fumbles... in 2011, had 11 tackles, two fumble recoveries, two interceptions and six pass breakups... considered a three-star prospect and the nation's 31st-best junior college prospect by Rivals... regarded as a three-star prospect, the fifth-best junior college player in Georgia, the sixth-best JUCO cornerback in the nation, and the 88th-best JUCO player in the country according to 247Sports... a three-star prospect by Scout.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played cornerback for Freddy Brown Sr. at Spartanburg (S.C.) High School graduating in 2011... participated in the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas following his senior season... was a first-team all-state selection as a junior for the Vikings when he totaled 44 tackles, eight pass breakups, six blocked kicks, 930 total return yards including four touchdown returns... also ran track where he recorded times of 10.6 in the 100m and 21.7 in the 200m... regarded as a three-star prospect, the 16th-best player in South Carolina and the 46th-best cornerback in the country by Rivals coming out of high school... regarded as a three-star prospect and the 60th-best cornerback by Scout... was a three-star prospect according to 247Sports... named to PrepStar's All-Atlantic Region class... offers included Illinois, LSU, Maryland, Nebraska and Wake Forest.
PERSONAL: Ronnie Martin Jr. was born September 2, 1991... is a sociology major at South Carolina.