Wyoming's Martin Named Bronko Nagurski National Player of the Week

Sept. 28, 2004

DALLAS, Texas -

Wyoming cornnerback Derrick Martin (Westminster, Colo.) is this week's recipient of the Bronko Nagurski National Defensive Player of the Week award for his performance in the Cowboys' 37-32 win over Ole Miss this past Saturday.

The sophomore recorded nine tackles (eight of them unassisted), broke up seven passes and had a diving interception in the end zone. He is the second straight Mountwain West Conference player to win the weekly award.

For the fourth straight season, the All-America committee of the the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA) will select the winner of the weekly award on behalf of the Charlotte Touchdown Club. The winner is announced each Tuesday throughout the season.

Martin has been added to the Watch List for the 2004 Bronko Nagurski Trophy which will be presented on Dec. 6 in Charlotte, N.C., by the FWAA and the Charlotte Touchdown Club.

For more information on the Bronko Nagurski Trophy, go to www.touchdownclub.com or www.footballwriters.com.

2004 Bronko Nagurski National Defensive Players of the Week Sept. 11: Michael Boley, Southern Miss Sept. 18: Matt McCoy, San Diego State Sept. 25: Derrick Martin, Wyoming