Drake Martinez, the younger brother of record-setting Nebraska quarterback Taylor Martinez, will transfer to Michigan State, he announced on Twitter.
A safety who was originally part of Nebraska’s 2013 recruiting class, Drake Martinez left NU in the summer of 2014 and transferred to Saddleback Community College in California, where he had 21 tackles and two pass breakups this year.
Drake Martinez sat out spring practice last year because of severe tonsillitis. After his tonsils were removed, he lost a lot of weight, his father, Casey Martinez, said by text message. Drake Martinez has put the weight back on and will try to compete for immediate playing time.