The Martin vs. Arlington football game is a yearly matchup between two of the top 6A programs in Arlington, Texas. Each year these two football powerhouses square off with playoff implications on the line. This game is played at Maverick Stadium on the campus of the University of Texas – Arlington, in order to accommodate the large crowds.


Juma Otoviano
James Martin


Roderick Anderson

James Martin

Roderick Anderson is a 1-year letterman on the varsity football team. He was voted as part of the leadership council by his teammates. Roderick was also elected into the National Honor Society at James Martin High School. After high school, Roderick plans on going to college to obtain a degree in business and management.
Caleb McKee


Caleb McKee is a 3-year letterman on the varsity football team at Arlington High School. He was selected 2nd team all-district Tight End in 2015, and this year is a captain for the Colts Football team. Caleb is a member of the National Honor Society, and he is also a member of the Arlington High School choir and theater programs.


Ryan Pollard

James Martin

Ryan earned first team all-District 34-5A accolades at corner and was named an honorable mention all-state punt returner. Ryan was also named to the first team DFW Superteam as a defensive back and was twice named the Dallas Morning News Defensive Player of the Week. Ryan made 80 tackles with four interceptions, seven pass breakups and a pair of fumble recoveries as a senior. Ryan made 137 career tackles with six interceptions in his high school career. Ryan went on to play at Rice University where he helped the Owls earn their first conference championship in over 50 years. Ryan is currently the defensive backs coach at Martin and also coaches track.
Tony Anderson


Tony Anderson played in the Arlington vs. Martin rivalry game his Sophomore, Junior, and Senior years. As captain of the 2003 team, Tony led the Colts to an 8-4 record that included a trip to the area round of the playoffs. In the AHS vs. Martin contest, Tony rushed for 205 yards and a touchdown that helped lead the colts to a 38-14 victory. Tony went on to play running back at Northwest Missouri State and later completed his college career playing at Baylor University. He is accompanied tonight with his wife, Leslie, and his three children, Anthony, Apollo, and Aurora.


Arlington Martin used an overwhelming running game, spearheaded by running back Juma Otoviano, to roll over Arlington 51-21 on Friday at Maverick Stadium. Otoviano rushed 17 times for 225 yards and four touchdowns as the Warriors gained 322 yards on the ground, and had only one play that yielded negative yardage. After forcing a four-play Arlington drive to open the game, Martin scored on a nine-play, 81-yard drive. The Warriors came out in a no-huddle and did not reach a third down on the drive. Martin dominated the field-position battle in the first quarter, beginning their next two drives on Arlington’s 29- and 32-yard lines. As a result, Martin led 21-0 just 47 seconds into the second quarter. Arlington showed signs of life with a seven-play, 70-yard drive midway through the second. Martin would use the clock and their strong running game to their advantage in the second half and roll on to a 51-21 victory over the Colts.