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Martel Moody
Martel  Moody


Tampa, Fla.

High School:

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 185



Villanova: Veteran performer who will fight for playing time in the Wildcat secondary; Possesses good football instincts.

2009: Saw action in eight games; Had one solo tackle against Northeastern; Posted two solo stops versus William & Mary; Made on assisted stop at JMU.

2008: Played in 13 games and had 10 solo tackles and four assisted stops for 14 total tackles to go with two tackles for loss, one interception and five pass break-ups which ranked him second on the team; Registered one solo tackle and a pass break-up at West Virginia; Totaled three solo stops and one assisted tackle versus Lehigh; Tallied his fourth career interception against Penn; Made two assisted tackles and a pass break-up versus Richmond; Credited with one solo tackle and one pass break-up at William & Mary; Recorded one solo tackle and one assisted stop and one tackle for loss at Northeastern; Posted one solo tackle and one pass break-up versus Towson; Made three solo tackles and a pass break-up against Colgate in first round of NCAA playoffs.

2007: Played in 10 games and had 41 tackles, a team-best three interceptions, two tackles for loss, four pass break-ups and ½ sack; Made five total tackles and one tackle for loss against Maryland; Registered nine total tackles (six solo) at Lehigh; Posted two solo stops and two assisted tackles versus Maine; Had two solo tackles against Penn; Recorded three tackles against William & Mary; Credited with six tackles and an interception that was returned 18 yards at Massachusetts; Garnered CAA Rookie of the Week honors after tallying two tackles, two interceptions, including one that was returned 43 yards for a score and ½ sack against Hofstra; Totaled four tackles at Richmond; Had three total tackles against Towson; Made three tackles versus Delaware.

2006: Redshirted.

Thomas Jefferson High School: Lettered in football and track; Second team all-county football performer; Team was a 2004 Class 3A runner-up in the state championship; Also was a district champion three straight years from 2003-05 and a regional champion in 2005; Regional finalist in the 4x400 meter relay in 2004; Member of the National Honor Society and National Technical Honor Society; President of the Distributive Education Clubs of America in 2006.

Personal: Geography major; Born 3/4/88 in Warner Robins, Ga.; Younger of two sons of Stanley and Cynthia Moody; Has an older brother, Marcus (31).