Wayne

Martin

Wayne Martin

Meet The Saints Legend Wayne Martin

Athlete Name: Wayne Martin
Position: DE/DT
College: Arkansas
Birthdate: 10/26/1965
NFL Experience: 11 seasons
Saints Years: 1989-1999
Records: Tied for most sacks in a single game (four)
Honors: 1x All Pro, 1x Pro Bowl; Saints 50th Anniversary Team (2016); Saints Hall of Fame (2003)

One of the best defensive lineman in franchise history, Wayne Martin played in 171gamesand recorded 596 tackles, 82.5 sacks (third most in club history), 12 forced fumbles, 13 recoveries. Known as an iron man, Martin played all 16 contests in 10 of his11 seasons with the Black and Gold. He recorded double digit sacks five timesfrom1992-1997 and was selected once to the Pro Bowl and once as an All-Pro. His All-Pro selection followed a season in which he recorded a career-high 15.5 sacks as part of a12-4 campaign for New Orleans in 1992. His best game as a Saint came in a victory over the Atlanta Falcons, finishing with eight tackles and four sacks.