Watch List TE Martin gains big SEC offer 

February, 23, 2013
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The trek from Manvel, Texas to Tuscaloosa, Ala., is roughly nine hours.

On Friday, ESPN Watch List tight end Koda Martin and his father, Manvel (Texas) High School head coach Kirk Martin, made that journey -- with a stop in Baton Rouge, La., added in for good measure -- so that Koda could attend Alabama junior day on Saturday.

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