|Born:||May 6, 1970|
Elizabethtown, North Carolina
|Height:||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Weight:||302 lb (137 kg)|
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Emerson Floyd Martin (born May 6, 1970) is a retired American football player who played two game with the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League (NFL) during the team's expansion year of 1995.
Martin was signed by the Panthers in January 1995. Martin played at guard for two games in 1995, earning one start. He was released in October 1995. Martin later played with the Mobile Admirals in the short-lived Regional Football League in 1999.
After his playing career, Martin moved into coaching, landing his first job with the AFL Carolina Cobras. Emerson later moved into college football where he is well-known for coaching offensive and defensive linemen. Martin is known for his dynamic recruiting abilities, believes in recruiting athletes he can develop into rising stars, and building relationships with alumni, boosters, and parents. Many of the nation's top college programs recruit athletes from Emerson program Players 2 Pros, LLC. Martin has developed and placed several athletes in Division 1 (FBS), Division 1 (FCS) and Division II.
Martin had built a well-respected program at Village Christian Academy in Fayetteville, North Carolina, before the program was shut down due to accusations of recruiting by the institution. Martin built a championship program in two years at the private institution leading the program to two straight state championship appearances back to back. After Emerson was terminated from Village Christian he later went to the Indianapolis Colts as a Bill Walsh intern.