31  Marty Biagi
Marty Biagi
Hometown:
Shelbyville, Ky.

High School:
Shelbyville

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 170

Position:
K

Experience:
2L

2006 (Sophomore):
Did not play.

CONFERENCE USA ALL-FRESHMAN SELECTION

2005 (Redshirt Freshman):
Earned C-USA All-Freshman honors as the Herd's starting punter as a redshirt freshman in 2005...Averaged 38.4 yards per punt on 61 kicks (2,343 yards)...Biagi's 38.4 average as the best by a Marshall freshman punter since Klint Rose in 2003...Biagi's longest punt was a 56-yarder against Southern Miss on Nov. 8...Had five punts of 50 yards or more, including two at Virginia Tech...Nailed 15 punts inside the opponents' 20-yard line...Kicked a season-high eight punts against SMU (30.9 ypp) and had three games with seven punts each...Had five consecutive games with 200 or more yards punting.

2004 (Freshman):
Redshirted, did not play.

High School:
A standout kicker and punter for coach Todd Shipley at Shelby County...Named First-Team all-state punter by the Louisville Courier Journal as a senior...Named First-Team all-state as both a kicker and a punter by Kentucky Preps.com...A 2003 Associated Press second-team All-State kicker...Three-time all-region and all-district pick...Connected on 29 of 39 field goals in his career...Made 105 of 116 career extra point attempts...As a senior, connected on nine of 12 field goal attempts and was 20 out of 21 on point after tries...Averaged 44.3 yards per punt and had 21 punts downed inside the 20 yard line...Member of the National Honor Society...Four-time Academic All-State selection.

Personal:
Full name is Martin Clarke Biagi...Born on September 15, 1985 in Louisville...Son of Stephen and Marie Biagi...His mother played collegiate volleyball at St. Mary's...Has two sisters, Stephanie (23); Kate (19), and a brother Michael (21)...Chose Marshall because of the academic reputation and the location...Lists fishing, Playstation 2 and collecting baseball cards as his hobbies...Major is secondary education with a minor in business.