A big defensive end who has also excelled as a wrestler … Ranked as a three-star prospect by ESPN, Rivals, Scout and 247Sports … ESPN tabs him as the No. 11 prospect in Oklahoma, while Scout ranks him as the No. 57 defensive end prospect in the nation and the No. 2 defensive end in the state.
Played for coach Brandon Craig at Oologah … Named The Oklahoman's All-State Defensive Player of the Year as a senior after leading Oologah to its third straight Class 4A title game … An all-state selection in 2015 and 2016 and the 2016 district defensive player of the year as well … Finished his high school career with more than 50 sacks and 400 tackles … Played predominantly at defensive end, but sometimes lined up at defensive tackle or as a blitzing linebacker … Senior stats included 152 tackles and 17 sacks in 14 games … Also totaled 17 tackles for loss and forced four fumbles … Missed five games of his junior season, but still totaled 96 tackles with 17 sacks … In five games without him, Oologah's defense allowed an average of 21 points and that number dropped to approximately 12 points per game after he returned … Also dominated as a sophomore, recording 189 total tackles with 17 sacks, 21 tackles for loss, seven pass break ups, three forced fumbles and two safeties … Also a two-time state champion wrestler … Honored academically on the superintendent’s honor roll …Chose Oklahoma State over reported offers from Kansas State, Texas Tech, Baylor, Tulsa, Memphis, Kansas, SMU, Wyoming, Colorado State and Utah State.
Brock Thomas Martin was born March 1, 1999, in Grapevine, Texas … Son of Robert and Penny Martin … His relative, Terry Beeson, played for the Seattle Seahawks, San Francisco 49ers and Kansas Jayhawks … Plans to study business at Oklahoma State.
"He's a local Oklahoma kid. What I like about Brock is that he's competed in different sports. He's a two-time, and possibly three-time, state champion in wrestling and his team has competed in the state championships. They've been runner-up, but he comes from a successful football program that knows how to win."
-- Defensive Line Coach Joe Bob Clements