May 15, 1998
TEMPE, Ariz. - ASU running back Michael Martin has signed a one-year contract with the Canadian Football League's Edmonton Eskimos for the 1998 season. Martin rushed for 877 yards and five touchdowns last year for the Sun Devils. In addition, Martin tallied 169 yards on 27 carries in ASU's 17-7 win over Iowa in the Sun Bowl.
"I am grateful for this opportunity," said Martin. "My family and friends have supported me during this time of transition."
Martin will report to the Eskimos on June 6 with training camp beginning June 7.