Justin Martindale
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Justin Martindale

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Wadsworth, Ill.

High School:
Warren Township

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 255

Position:
DL

Experience:
3L

2005: Started all 11 games at defensive tackle ... ranked No. 9 on the team in tackles and second among defensive lineman, behind Brent Hawkins ... ranked fourth on the team in TFLs ... had three games with six tackles and six with four or more ... recorded a sack in consecutive games against Youngstown State and Western Kentucky ... blocked three kicks on the year, with two against Drake.

2004: Started all 11 games at defensive tackle ... ranked No. 13 on the team in tackles and second among defensive linemen ... had a season high five tackles at Indiana State and against Youngstown State ... posted sacks against Saint Xavier and Missouri State ... forced a fumble in the season opener against Saint Xavier ... blocked an extra point attempt at Minnesota ... was fifth on the team with seven tackles for loss.

2003: Started at defensive tackle in 10 of 11 games played ... ranked third among defensive linemen with 37 tackles ... tied for third on the team in sacks with four ... recorded his first career sack in his first collegiate game against Drake ... had a season-high seven tackles against Western Kentucky.

2002: Redshirted.

Warren Township HS: Two-time all-conference and all-area selection ... team posted an 8-4 mark and advanced to the third round of the playoffs ... lettered in football all four years ... coached by former ISU assistant Dave Mohapp.

Data: Born 9-24-83 in Lake Forest, Ill. ... son of Ben and Astrid Martindale ... major: exercise science ... four-time member of the AFNI Honor Roll.