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Joe Martarano
Joe Martarano

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Fruitland, Idaho

High School:
Fruitland HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 241

Position:
LB

Experience:
HS



HIGH SCHOOL CAREER
Four-year letterwinner for head coach Bruce Schlaich...was named honorable mention PARADE All-America following his senior season, just the third Idahoan to make the team (Jake Plummer, 1992; Austin Lee, 1997)...helped lead Fruitland to four-consecutive state title games, winning the championship in 2010...senior year named Idaho's Gatorade Player of the Year and Idaho's 3A State Player of the Year...garnered Snake River Valley Player of the Year honors on both offense and defense...on defense, recorded 147 tackles, two sacks and four interceptions...on offense, threw for 1,300 yards and 14 touchdowns, and rushed for 600 yards and 10 scores...junior year named Snake River Valley Offensive Player of the Year after throwing for 1,100 yards and 18 touchdowns, and rushing for 780 yards and 12 touchdowns...was also first-team all-league at linebacker, and was first-team all-state on both offense and defense...defensively, recorded 159 tackles, three sacks and two interceptions...sophomore year named first-team all-state and first-team All-Snake River Valley at linebacker after recording 158 tackles, seven sacks and three interceptions...starting quarterback also threw for 700 yards and 12 touchdowns, and rushed for 400 yards and eight scores...also a three-year letterwinner in basketball, played on back-to-back state championship teams in 2011 and 2012...lettered four times in baseball, and the third baseman was named Idaho's top player by MaxPreps.