Despite his emergence this year as the top back for one of the nation's top teams, Martin said he intends to keep success in perspective, knowing the margin separating him from his friends Avery and Harper is thin.
"We knew going into fall camp it was going to be a competitive battle for the starting job," Martin said before Petersen tapped him as the starter Monday. "We're really happy for each other. Most of the time, we have a package for two of us being on the field at the same time, and some with all three of us on the field. So we're all going to get involved."