|Position:||Wide receivers coach|
|Born:||July 25, 1978|
|Height:||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Weight:||225 lb (102 kg)|
|High school:||Williamson (Mobile, Alabama)|
|NFL Draft:||2000 / Round: 5 / Pick: 163|
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Tamaurice Nigel "Tee" Martin (born July 25, 1978) is an American football coach and former quarterback who is the wide receivers coach for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League (NFL). He previously served as an assistant coach at the University of Tennessee, University of Southern California, University of Kentucky, University of New Mexico, North Atlanta HS, North Cobb HS and Morehouse College.
Martin played college football at Tennessee and was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the fifth round of the 2000 NFL Draft. During his six seasons of playing in the National Football League (NFL) and the Canadian Football League (CFL), Martin played for the Pittsburgh Steelers, Rhein Fire, Philadelphia Eagles, Oakland Raiders and Winnipeg Blue Bombers.
Martin attended and played high school football at Williamson High School.
While at the University of Tennessee, Martin played college football under head coach Phillip Fulmer from 1996 to 1999. Martin was a backup to Peyton Manning during his freshman and sophomore years at the University of Tennessee.During his junior season, Martin led the 1998 Tennessee Volunteers football team to a 13–0 record and a Fiesta Bowl victory over Florida State, winning the school its first NCAA Division I-A national football championship since 1951. He was teammates with running back Jamal Lewis in his early years at Tennessee and wide receiver Peerless Price, who each went on to play in the NFL.
In the 1998 season, Martin broke the NCAA record for consecutive completions.Against South Carolina, Martin completed his first 23 passes. Combined with a completion on his last pass the previous week against Alabama, Martin's string of 24 consecutive completions and 95.8% completion percentage set new records. Martin broke the Southeastern Conference record of Ole Miss' Kent Austin, which was 20 consecutive. He broke the NCAA record for completions over multiple games with 23 consecutive over two games, which was shared by Southern Cal's Rob Johnson and Maryland's Scott Milanovich. In addition, he broke the one-game record of 22 straight completions set by Iowa's Chuck Long in 1984. Lastly, his 95.8% completion percentage broke the previous best single-game completion percentage of 92.6% set by UCLA's Rick Neuheisel in 1983.
In 1999, Martin led the Vols to their second consecutive BCS bowl, a 31–21 loss to #3 Nebraska in the Fiesta Bowl.During Martin's two years as a starter at Tennessee, the Vols were 11-1 over six major conference foes, (2–0 vs. Alabama, 2–0 vs. Auburn, 2–0 vs. Georgia, 2–0 vs. Vanderbilt, 2-0 vs. Kentucky, and 1–1 vs. Florida).
Martin was drafted in the fifth round with the 163rd overall pick in the 2000 NFL Draft by the Pittsburgh Steelers.In 2004, Martin was released as a member of the Oakland Raiders after four NFL seasons. Martin spent one season in the NFL Europe league. During the 2002 season, he helped lead the Rhein Fire to a league best 7–3 record. The Fire lost in the World Bowl, falling 20–26 to the Berlin Thunder.
Martin began his coaching career as the passing game coordinator at Morehouse College in 2006.
In 2007, Martin joined North Cobb High School as their passing game coordinator and quarterbacks coach.
In 2008, Martin joined North Atlanta High School as their offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach.
In 2009, Martin was hired by the University of New Mexico as their quarterbacks coach under head coach Mike Locksley.
In 2010, Martin joined as the wide receivers coach at the University of Kentucky under head coach Joker Phillips.In 2010, Martin was given an additional role as passing game coordinator.
In February 2012, Martin was hired as the wide receivers coach at the University of Southern California under head coach Lane Kiffin. He had been linked with jobs at both Alabama and Oregon previously. News of his hiring at USC was broken by a tweet by quarterback Matt Barkley.Martin replaced Ted Gilmore who left to take a job at the Oakland Raiders. On December 18, 2015, Martin was promoted to offensive coordinator for the Trojans under head coach Clay Helton. On December 27, 2018, after a 5-7 season, Martin became a casualty of a staff shakeup and was fired from the position.
On January 15, 2019, Martin joined the University of Tennessee, his alma mater, as their assistant head coach and wide receivers coach under head coach Jeremy Pruitt.
On February 6, 2021, Martin was hired by the Baltimore Ravens as their wide receivers coach under head coach John Harbaugh, replacing David Culley, who departed to become the head coach of the Houston Texans.
Martin was born and raised in Mobile, Alabama. He is married to his wife, Toya Rodriguez, a recording artist known professionally as Toya.His oldest child, Amari Rodgers, plays as a wide receiver for the Green Bay Packers and is a Clemson University alumnus, where he recorded over 1,000 receiving yards during his senior season. Martin’s middle child, Kaden, is a highly recruited football and baseball prospect who is committed to the University of Miami as a baseball player but will also walk onto the football team. Martin’s youngest son, Cannon, was born in 2012.
Martin owns Playmakers Sports, a company specializing in sports event planning, quarterback training, and skills developmentand is a college football expert on Comcast Sports Southeast program Talkin' Football. He is a quarterback coach for the Nike Elite 11 Quarterback Camps, Nike Football Training Camps, and has trained many high school and Division 1 quarterbacks. In 2008, Martin created the "Dual Threat" Quarterback Camp and Academy in Atlanta, Georgia.
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