Bill Martin enters his sixth year as associate SID where he serves as the top media relations assistant for the Tigers’ football team. He also handles all publicity for the LSU women’s basketball team, which reached the Sweet 16 in 2013, and supervises the SID office’s student intern staff.
During his five years with the football program, the Tigers have produced four national individual award winners and one Heisman Trophy finalist.
Martin, 30, returned to his alma mater after working as an intern in the University of Florida sports communications office from January to May 2008.
Martin handled all sports information duties for the Gators’ prominent men’s and women’s golf programs while also working closely with men’s basketball and football.
Prior to his stint at Florida, Martin served as a student intern in the LSU Sports Information office from August 2001 until December 2007. He handled all publicity for the swimming and diving program. Martin also served as the secondary SID for the LSU baseball team and a student assistant for the Tigers’ football team from 2003-07.
Martin graduated from LSU in December 2007. The Lake Charles, La., native is a 2001 graduate of Barbe High School.