Youth football: Former NFL running back Cecil Martin speaking to Naples Gators on Saturday

Former NFL running back Cecil Martin will be speaking to the Naples Gators youth football program Saturday at 2 p.m. at Fleischmann Field.

Martin also will be talking at Lely and Golden Gate high schools Monday.

Martin was a four-year starter at Wisconsin, and also was a member of a Big Ten championship track and field team. He was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles, and earned the NFL Unsung Hero award two years in a row, as well as the Ed Block Courage Award for community service and leadership.

Martin also played with the Oakland Raiders and Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and now speaks at schools all over the country.

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