Martin Mayhew

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Overview

Martin Mayhew

Date of birth
Oct 08, 1965

Ht: 5'8"Wt: 172 lbs.

Birthplace
Daytona Beach, FL

Hometown
Tallahassee, FL

College
Florida State University

High school
Florida State University

Summary
Martin R. Mayhew (born October 8, 1965 in Daytona Beach, Florida) is a former American football player and current General Manager of the Detroit Lions who was selected by the Buffalo Bills in the tenth round (262nd overall) of the 1988 NFL Draft. A 5'8", 172 cornerback from Florida State University, Mayhew played in eight NFL seasons from 1989-1996. He started in Super Bowl XXVI for the...
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Awards

Super Bowl Champion
Washington Redskins
1991

NFC Champion
Washington Redskins
1991

Staff career
Detroit LionsGeneral Manager
Detroit made it to the playoffs for the first time since 1999 under his management.

Playing career
Trivia
  • Martin attended spring training at FSU while still in his senior year of high school. That extra work gave him an advantage over the other incoming freshmen.

Nicknames
Hew

Where are they now?
  • General Manager of the Detroit Lions Jan 10, 2010

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Chicago, IL 9/26/1993: Chicago Bears Tom Waddle (87) in action vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Soldier Field. (John Biever/Sports Illustrated)
by rockinfish Jan 18, 2013
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Updated personal notes for Martin Mayhew
Edited the personal notes for Martin Mayhew.
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by Renegade40 May 20, 2012
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Updated athletic career information for Martin Mayhew
Edited the career summary for Martin Mayhew.
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    "Detroit made it to the playoffs for the first time since 1999 under his management."
by Renegade40 May 20, 2012
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Updated external links for Martin Mayhew
Created an external link called "ESPN NFL Stats" for Martin Mayhew.
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by Renegade40 Apr 11, 2012
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Updated external links for Martin Mayhew
Created an external link called "Martin Mayhew on Wikipedia" for Martin Mayhew.
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by Renegade40 Apr 11, 2012
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Updated external links for Martin Mayhew
Created an external link called "FSU Career Statistics" for Martin Mayhew.
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by Renegade40 Apr 11, 2012
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Updated athletic career information for Martin Mayhew
Added Martin Mayhew to the 1983 Florida State Seminoles Football team roster.
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by Renegade40 Apr 11, 2012
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Cliff Avril doesn't want to play tag with Lions (The National Football Post)
Cliff Avril wants to be back in Motown next season. But he doesn’t want to be there playing under the...
Yahoo! Sports, Feb 02, 2012
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Calvin Johnson says contract talks could start soon (The National Football Post)
Calvin Johnson expects the Detroit Lions to get down to business with him soon. General manager Martin Mayhew,...
Yahoo! Sports, Jan 24, 2012
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Lions GM Mayhew on Suh: 'Not enough people talked to him'
Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew says he wishes the organization had done more to address defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh's on-field behavior problems.
NFL.com, Jan 20, 2012
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Mayhew acknowledges not enough people talked to Suh (The National Football Post)
It’s dawned on the Detroit Lions that maybe they didn’t do enough to prevent Ndamukong Suh from...
Yahoo! Sports, Jan 19, 2012
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Martin Mathew outlines challenging offseason ahead for Lions (The National Football Post)
The Detroit Lions have signed all of their coordinators to contract extensions. Now, begins the hard work.
Yahoo! Sports, Jan 12, 2012
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Lions take leap forward ending drought (The Canadian Press)
DETROIT - The Detroit Lions have taken a leap forward by ending an 11-season playoff drought. They have work to do on defence if they want to make it beyond the first round.
Yahoo! Sports, Jan 08, 2012
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Lions take leap forward ending playoff drought (PA SportsTicker)
By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer
Yahoo! Sports, Jan 08, 2012
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Lions have turned around under Mayhew, Schwartz (PA SportsTicker)
By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer
Yahoo! Sports, Jan 02, 2012
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Lions have turned around under Mayhew, Schwartz (AP)
General manager Martin Mayhew and coach Jim Schwartz have done yeoman's work to help a franchise that was 0-16 three seasons ago reach the playoffs for the first time since 1999. Mayhew has made many productive moves since being promoted to clean up the mess...
Yahoo! Sports, Jan 02, 2012
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Lions set to see postseason Nirvana for the first time in decades (Yahoo! Sports)
Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz is a hardcore hard-rock fan who often lets his followers know what he's listening to on the way to work every day via his Twitter account. And given his musical fanaticism, the import of … Continue reading →
Yahoo! Sports, Dec 26, 2011
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Lions high-octane offence runs out of gas (The Canadian Press)
ALLEN PARK, Mich. - The Detroit Lions rank among the NFL's highest-scoring offences, racking up at least 45 points in three games and leading the league with an average of 17.8 points after halftime.
Yahoo! Sports, Dec 07, 2011
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Lions roaring with 6-2 record, swagger (The Canadian Press)
DETROIT - The Detroit Lions are walking, talking and playing with a swagger they haven't had this century.
Yahoo! Sports, Nov 05, 2011
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by cholder68 Oct 26, 2011
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