Robbie Martin played for the Mustangs from 1977-80 and scored all three Cal Poly touchdowns in the NCAA Division II national championship game against Eastern Illinois in the Zia Bowl at Albuquerque, NM.
He scored one touchdown by punt return and caught two touchdown passes.
Martin is No. 4 in career receiving yards with 2,249, caught 117 passes in his Mustang career, also No. 4; and his 19 career touchdown receptions is No. 2.
He earned American Football Coaches Association All-American honors in 1980 as a flanker.
Martin played in the National Football League for six seasons. Drafted by Pittsburgh in 1981, he was traded to Detroit and played four seasons (1981-84) with the Lions, followed by two seasons with the Indianapolis Colts (1985-86).
Martin was third in the NFL in 1981 in punt return yardage, second in 1982 and fourth in 1985. His career statistics for six years in the NFL include 72 games played, 13 catches for 196 yards, 175 punt returns for 1,670 yards, a 9.5 average and three TDs, and 112 kickoff returns for 2,084 yards, an 18.6 average, and no TDs.
He currently works as a commercial real estate broker in San Jose.