Jartavius Martin
Jartavius Martin  S  Illinois | NFL Draft 2023 Souting Report - Portrait Image
Jartavius Martin
Height
6-0
Weight
195
College
Illinois
Position
S
Class
Senior
Home town
Lehigh Acres, FL
79.0/100
Player Rating
38
PositionRank (DB)
4.55
FortyYD Time
Interceptions
3
Interception YDS
Passes Defensed
11
Tackles
64
Sol tackles
51

Jartavius Martin S Illinois | NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Jartavius Martin S Illinois
NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Draft Year: 2023
40 time: 4.55 seconds (56%*)
Overall Rank: #183 Position Rank: #38 (DB)
Height: 6-0 (37%*)
Weight: 195 (10%*)
Weight: 195 (10%*)
Hands: 9 4/8 (63%*)
Arm: 31 4/8 (45%*)
Arm: 31 4/8 (45%*)
Span: 77 6/8 (78%*)
Span: 77 6/8 (78%*)
*Percentile caluculated on how any given stat would rank at the NFL combine historically in the player's position group (Higher value represents better perfomance).
Draft Year: 2023
40 time: 4.55 seconds (56%*)
Overall Rank: #183 Position Rank: #38 (DB)
Height: 6-0 (37%*) Weight: 195 (10%*)
Hands: 9 4/8 (63%*) Arm: 31 4/8 (45%*)
Span: 77 6/8 (78%*)
*Percentile caluculated on how any given stat would rank at the NFL combine historically in the player's position group (Higher value represents better perfomance).
Overall Rating: 79.0 / 100
Game performance weighted rating
QB Rating When targeted: 74.4
Tackling:
91%
Run Defense:
86%
Coverage:
69%
Zone:
66%
Man/Press:
71%
DRAFT PROJECTION: 6th Position rank: #38
College Games: 51 College Snaps: 2435
Grade: 247 Sports 3  Stars 247 Sports 83 Stars 247 RATING: 83/100
Draft Profile: Bio
Jartavius Martin attended Lehigh Acres High School and was rated a 3-star prospect by 247 Sports with a scout's rating of 0.830, going unranked by ESPN. Following high school, Martin opted to join Illinois.

In 2018 as a freshman Martin saw action in 10 games and played a total of 493 snaps at cornerback for the Fighting Illini. He recorded 32 tackles, 9 assists, while adding 6 stops. In coverage Martin notched up one pass breakup, 3 interceptions, and QB rating when targetted of 92.0.

As a sophomore in 2019 he played in 9 games and logged 384 snaps for the Fighting Illini. He made 14 tackles, 5 assists, and had 2 stops. In coverage he totaled no pass breakups, no interceptions, and QB rating when targetted of 114.3.

In 2020 as a junior Martin played in 8 games and contributed on 245 snaps. He chalked up 35 tackles, 5 assists, and added 8 stops. In the secondary Martin forced one pass breakup, no interceptions, and gave up a decent QB rating when targetted of 75.0.

In 2021 as a senior Martin saw action in 12 games while playing 592 snaps. He logged 45 tackles, 15 assists, and made 14 stops. In coverage Martin had 6 pass breakups, one interception, and surrendered a decent QB rating when targetted of 84.5.

In 2022 as a fifth year senior Martin saw action in 12 games while playing 721 snaps. He logged solid 52 tackles, 6 assists, and made 16 stops. In coverage Martin had 11 pass breakups, 3 interceptions, and surrendered an impressive QB rating when targetted of 70.2.
Scouting Report: Strengths
  • In the run game, he’s aggressive coming downhill and a sure tackler.
  • Good strength to tackle. Plays with high energy and is a tough-minded overachiever.
  • Extremely aggressive to come up and put his body in traffic to make tackles.
  • He’s excellent in run support, a physical hitter who could also get a look at safety
  • Can track the ball downfield and gets his head around when playing in a trail position, and Martin shows excellent ball skills when breaking on a route. He’s a plus tackler in run support as well.
  • Transitions well from coverage to close on the ball. Strong hands, quick reactions for the interceptions.
Scouting Report: Weaknesses
  • Has a high backpedal and loses a step in transition. Plays with adequate speed but there are concerns about his ability to handle the truly explosive speedsters of the NFL.
  • Willing but not threatening tackler. Doesn't have the quick-twitch reaction when Martin gears down to rebuild to top speed. More instinctive than explosive.
  • Has poor recognition skills when facing the action in zone coverage.

Jartavius Martin percentiles vs other Safety's (NFL Combine historically - higher value represents better perfomance)

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How other scouting services rate Jartavius Martin (Overall Rank)

All Scouts AverageOverall Rank
140.2
All Scouts AveragePosition Rank
43.0