Career Summary: Transferred to Memphis in 2005 after playing two seasons at Southeastern Louisiana...Was able to practice with the Tigers in 2005, but had to sit out because of NCAA transfer guidelines...Tied a school record for pass attempts with 60 against both Ole Miss and East Carolina in 2007...Set a school record in pass completions with 41 versus Ole Miss in `07...Is the only Tiger quarterback to pass for 400-plus yards, totaling 416 yards against East Carolina in 2007...Set single-season records in completions (261), yards (3,220) and touchdowns (25) all in 2007...Ranked second in all five major career passing catergories, including attempts (805), completions (487), yards (5,770), completion percentage (60.5) and touchdowns (43)...Threw for 200-plus yards in 16 career games and 300-plus yards in eight contests...Logged nine passes of more than 50 yards, including a career-high 82-yard pass to Ryan Scott against UAB in 2006...Completed 20 or more passes 13 times (seven in 2007) and attempted at least 30 passes in 14 games (seven in 2007).
2007 Highlights: Started all 11 games he appeared in as a senior...Opened the season with 343 yards and one touchdown on 41 completions against Ole Miss...Tossed three touchdowns against Jacksonville State...Missed the Marshall and Middle Tennessee games after suffering a hip injury late in the fourth quarter against Arkansas State...Led Memphis to a 5-2 record in the final seven games of the season upon returning from injury...Passed for 2,388 yards and 20 touchdowns in the last seven games...Averaged 341.0 yards in the final seven games...Threw for 306 yards and three touchdown in first game back against Rice...Logged 355 yards and two scores in a win over Tulane on the road...Set a school record the following week with 416 yards against East Carolina...Tallied back-to-back games of four touchdown passes versus ECU and Southern Miss...Completed 35-of-48 passes for 396 yards in front of hometown crowd at Southern Miss...Picked up C-USA Player of the Week honors for his efforts...Just missed his fifth-straight 300-yard game with 298 yards versus UAB in Memphis' first win over the Blazers in eight years...Equaled his career high for the third time with four touchdowns against SMU in triple overtime win...Was headed for his ninth career game of 300 or more yards passing in the New Orleans Bowl before having to leave the game early in the third quarter with a knee injury...Finished the season with more than 200 yards in eight games and 300 or more passing yards in six contests....Closed out the 2007 season ranked 13th nationally in passing yards per game as well as 17th in passing, 18th in points responsible for and 21st in total offense...Also ranked 29th in pass efficiency and 25th nationally in total passing yards...Was second in Conference USA with his average of 292.7 yards per game...Also ranked in the top 5 in the league in pass efficiency and total offense...Helped Memphis produce a 100-yard receiver in the last six-straight regular season games...Of the 62 offensive plays Memphis registered for 20 or more yards in `07, he had a hand in 44 of them, including 18 passes for 40 or more yards.
2006: Completed 20 or more passes in six games and attempted at least 30 passes in seven contests in 2006...Threw for over 200 yards in seven games and for 300 or more yards in two meetings...Started all but the Houston game in which Patrick Byrne was the starting signal caller for Senior Day...Gave up one or fewer interceptions in all but two games in 2006...Tossed multiple touchdowns against five opponents, which included three touchdown passes against C-USA foes East Carolina, UAB and UCF...Completed 33 passes during the season that were for more than 20-yard gains...Opened the season as the Tigers' starter at quarterback and threw for 211 yards and two touchdowns against Ole Miss...Tossed his first touchdown as a Tiger, reaching Ryan Scott on a 49-yard pass to tie the score at 14 with just over four minutes left to play in the first half...Completed 21 of 27 passes against the Rebels for a .778 completion percentage - a best for a Tiger signal caller since 2004...Completed 19 of 30 passes for 294 yards and one touchdown against Chattanooga...Also caught his first career touchdown pass on a 26-yard toss from receiver Mario Pratcher...Completed a 60-yard pass to Duke Calhoun against the Mocs...Attempted a season-high 45 passes against East Carolina...Passed for 209 yards and three touchdowns in the first half against the Pirates, for the highest total for a Tiger quarterback in a half since 2004...Ended the ECU game having completed 24 passes for 265 yards, but was intercepted five times in the loss...Also caught a 31-yard pass from receiver Ryan Scott in the game...Struggled against Tennessee and threw for 79 yards and one touchdown off an 11-of-17 effort...Returned a week later for a strong showing against UAB, completing 22 of 30 pass attempts for 303 yards and his second triple touchdown game of the season...Connected with Ryan Scott on an 82-yard touchdown pass just 27 seconds into the game against the Blazers, which was the quickest scoring drive for the Tigers in 26 years...Completed 12 of 27 passes for 178 yards and a touchdown against Arkansas State...Completed more than 20 passes in back-to-back games against Tulsa and Marshall...Three for a season-best 322 yards and a pair of touchdowns against the Thundering Herd...Passed for three touchdowns for the third time during the season in the meeting versus UCF...Registered 200 yards passing in two of the last three games of the season against UCF and UTEP...Also caught a 15-yard pass in the UCF game...Final season numbers read 226 completions, 377 attempts, 2,550 yards and 18 touchdowns...Single-season numbers in 2006 for pass attempts, completions, yards, touchdowns and completion percentage all rank in the top five in the all-time Tiger record book...Finished the season ranked fifth in passing yards per game and sixth in pass efficiency in Conference USA... Ranks sixth all-time at Memphis in pass completions (226), ninth in career pass attempts (377) and eighth in passing yards (2,550) after just one year under center for the Tigers...Was presented one of the True Tiger Awards at the 2007 Blue-Gray Game.
2005: Transferred to Memphis from Southeastern Louisiana University after setting numerous records in just two seasons for the Lions...Was able to practice with the Tigers all season, but was not eligible to play in games because of NCAA transfer rules.
Honors: Was an honorable mention All-C-USA selection in 2007...Awarded the Offensive Player of the Year Award at the 2007 post-season banquet...One of five players selected as a permanent captain by his teammates in `07...Named C-USA Offensive Player of the Week on Nov. 12 after throwing for 396 yards and four touchdowns in a win over Southern Miss...Was presented one of the True Tiger Awards at the 2007 Blue-Gray Game.
Notable: Was the starting quarterback his freshman and sophomore seasons at SLU under head coach Hal Mumme...Threw for 7,777 yards and 65 touchdowns in two seasons...Finished his career for the Lions having completed 710 of his 1,132 passes... Was only the 10th player in I-AA history to throw for over 4,000 yards...Graduated from the U of M in December 2007 with a degree in interdisciplinary studies with a concentration in business communications and sports studies.
Southeastern Louisiana University: Was the starting quarterback his freshman and sophomore seasons at SLU under head coach Hal Mumme...Threw for 7,777 yards and 65 touchdowns in two seasons...Finished his career for the Lions having completed 710 of his 1,132 passes...Threw a career-high six touchdown passes as a freshman against Webber...In two seasons at SLU, recorded games of more than 300 yards 16 times...Set 21 school, state and NCAA records during his freshman season...Started all 12 games in 2003 and completed 353-of-592 passes for 3,537 yards and 30 scores...The 592 attempts was the most in NCAA I-AA history and the most by a freshman in any division in NCAA history...Led Division I-AA in completions and attempts, while also ranking third in passing yards and fifth in touchdown passes...Had seven 300-yard passing games as a freshman...Received several Player of the Week honors following his record-setting Jacksonville game in which he completed 42-of-57 passes for 412 yards and three touchdowns...He did not throw a single pick in that game...Finished his sophomore season with the fifth-most yards in NCAA I-AA history with 4,240 yards...Also tossed 35 touchdown passes in 2004...Named a Sports Network I-AA National Player of the Week after throwing for 588 yards and four touchdowns in the season opener against Arkansas-Monticello...Returned the following week for a 439-yard and five-TD effort against McNeese State...Also had a five-touchdown game against Mercyhurst later in the season...Threw for over 400 yards in five games as a sophomore...Finished seventh in voting for the Walter Payton Award that is presented annually to the top I-AA player...Ended the 2004 season as the I-AA national leader in passing yards (4,240), completions (357), attempts (540), total offense (383.7 ypg) and touchdown passes (35)...Was only the 10th player in I-AA history to throw for over 4,000 yards.
Prep: Lettered four seasons for Coach Clemon Ector at Hattiesburg High School...Holds Mississippi 5A career passing records with 8,645 yards and 71 touchdowns...Threw for 3,245 yards and 26 touchdowns his senior season and was named an all-state selection...Also named the team's Most Valuable Player and the Hattiesburg American's Male Athlete of the Year following his senior season...Selected to participate in the state All-Star football game...Also lettered four years on the baseball team and was a pitcher and third baseman for his squad.
Personal: Martin Hankins is the son of Danny and Judy Hankins...Born September 14, 1984, in Hattiesburg, Miss.
Hankins' Career Passing Statistics YR G/S ATT COMP YDS INT TD LG AVG/G 2006 12/11 377 226 2,550 13 18 82 212.5 2007 11/11 428 261 3,220 12 25 70 292.7 Total 23/22 805 487 5,770 25 43 82 250.9