Johnny Martin

John Jay Martin
Born: January 8, 1916
Nashville, AR USA
Deceased: March 17, 1968
Position: WB-HB
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 195
College: Oklahoma
High School: Broken Bow (OK)
Career: 1941-1945
Drafted: 1941 in Round 14, #128 overall by the Chicago Bears

Johnny Martin played from 1941 to 1945 during his career with the Chicago Cardinals, Boston Yanks, Chi/Pit Cards/Steelers and Boston Yanks/Brooklyn Tigers. Martin ran for 348 yards in his career on 143 attempts, scoring 2 rushing touchdowns. He also caught 41 passes for 579 yards and 1 receiving touchdowns..

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Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1941NFL Chicago Cardinals25562.217 1
1942NFL Chicago Cardinals30100.327 0
1943NFL Chicago Cardinals30983.315 0
1944NFL Boston Yanks19-7-0.411 0
1945NFL Boston Yanks/Brooklyn Tigers391914.976 1
Totals1433482.476 2


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1941NFL Chicago Cardinals45313.227 1
1942NFL Chicago Cardinals2231214.269 0
1943NFL Chicago Cardinals713819.750 0
1944NFL Boston Yanks6569.316 0
1945NFL Boston Yanks/Brooklyn Tigers22010.017 0
Totals4157914.169 1


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long
1941NFL Chicago Cardinals2495940.060
1942NFL Chicago Cardinals36141739.464
1943NFL Chicago Cardinals30118739.659
1944NFL Boston Yanks35127336.447
1944NFL Chi/Pit Cards/Steelers618430.70
1944NFL Chi/Pit Cards/Steelers618430.70
1945NFL Boston Yanks/Brooklyn Tigers1457541.158

Punt Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1942NFL Chicago Cardinals45012.516 0
1943NFL Chicago Cardinals99510.625 0
1944NFL Boston Yanks35016.719 0
1945NFL Boston Yanks/Brooklyn Tigers471.80
Totals2020210.125 0

Kick Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1941NFL Chicago Cardinals38628.70
1942NFL Chicago Cardinals820225.236 0
1943NFL Chicago Cardinals713018.625 0
1944NFL Boston Yanks826533.155 0
1945NFL Boston Yanks/Brooklyn Tigers1330223.243 0
Totals3998525.355 0


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1941NFL Chicago Cardinals122.00
1942NFL Chicago Cardinals6457.525 0
1943NFL Chicago Cardinals13535.035 0
1944NFL Boston Yanks34615.326 0
1945NFL Boston Yanks/Brooklyn Tigers11010.010 0
Totals1213811.535 0

Defense and Fumbles:

Year Team Tackle Brup Fum F Rec FYds FTD FF
1945NFL Boston Yanks/Brooklyn Tigers04230

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Year Team Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
1941NFL Chicago Cardinals110000012
1945NFL Boston Yanks/Brooklyn Tigers1000010012

Playing Career: