Follow former Buena Vista stand-out kicker, Carlos Martinez (1998-2002), as he plays his eighth professional season in 2010, including his first season with the Georgia Force of the AFL. Weekly updates to follow the success of Martinez will be posted to this site throughout the season.
Game 1: March 13th vs. Tulsa Talons
Martinez made 5-of-8 PAT attempts and had a 19-yard field goal blocked, but the Force did hold off a late rally to top the Talons, 53-47.
Game 2: March 18th @ Jacksonville Sharks
Martinez made all seven PAT attempts and missed a 24-yard field goal, but the Force fell on the road 71-57.
Game 3: April 2 @ New Orleans Voodoo
Martinez converted 7-of-8 PAT attempts, as the Force improved to 2-1 with a 61-35 road win over the Voodoos.
Game 4: April 8th vs. Dallas Vigilantes
For the second straight game, Martinez nailed 7-of-8 PAT opportunities as the Force moved to 3-1 with a thrilling 55-48 home victory. The team will now host the Orlando Predators on April 16 in a match-up of two of the three teams tied for the lead in the American Conference's South Division.
Game 5: April 14th vs Chicago Rush
Martinez made 4-of-5 PAT attempts, as well, as his first field goal of the year - a 17-yard make for a 24-14 lead with four seconds left in the first half. The Force, however, dropped the game 48-43, marking their first defeat in three home games this season.
Game 6: April 20th at Orlando Predators
Martinez drilled a 19 yard field goal and made all three of his PAT attempts. The Predators hit a field goal with 38 seconds left to defeat the Force, 27-24.
Game 7: April 29th vs. Arizona Rattlers
Martinez made all three of his PAT attempts for the second straight game. He also hit a 30 yd and 26 yd field goals. This all came in a losing effort as the Rattlers took the game, 60-27.
Follow former Buena Vista football players Jesse Schmidt and Carlos Martinez throughout the 2011 Arena Football League season by clicking on their respective link below.
#22 Jesse Schmidt
#3 Carlos Martinez
Also follow Rahn Franklin in the Indoor Football League's Sioux City Bandits.
#39 Rahn Franklin