Austin RB Asa Martin wins Gatorade State Player of the Year

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Austin High senior running back and Auburn commit wins Gatorade State Player Honor.

Posted: Dec. 11, 2017 8:35 PM
Updated: Dec. 11, 2017 8:35 PM

Austin High Senior Asa Martin continues to rack up the accolades. Today the 4-star running back and Auburn commit landed one of the most presitigious athletic awards in the state. Martin was named Alabama's Gatorade Player of the Year.

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With stats like Martin's, it's easy to see why. He racked up a total of 2,228 rushing yards with 33 touchdowns, playing a big part in the Black Bears' passing game. He even helping out on defense at cornerback. Austin finished the season 12-1 record after losing in the 6A Quartfinals.

As a state winner, Martin is now eligible for the Gatorade National Player of the Year.

Martin will sign with Auburn Dec. 20 as an early enrollee, and this week he'll head to Hattiesburg, Mississippi to play in the annual Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Game.

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