DSU Football BIO
9 Fidel Romo-Martinez

                                                                2019 PRESEASON ALL-MEAC SECOND TEAM
2018: HERO Sports Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) Preseason All-America Third Team selection … competed in six games, averaging 41.3 yards on 38 kicks, including nine of 50-or-more yards and seven inside the opponents’ 20-yard line …  had a season-best 70-yard punt vs. Western Michigan (9/15/18) … also had three other punts of 50-or-more yards in Western Michigan contest … averaged 46.5 yards on four kicks, including two or 50-plus yards in season-opener at Buffalo (9/1/18) … placed three punts inside 20-yard line vs. MEAC champ North Carolina A&T (10/6/18) … MEAC All-Academic honoree

2017: Phil Steele All-MEAC First Team punter and All-MEAC (Coaches/SIDs) Second Team pick … tops in the MEAC and fourth among all FCS punters with school-record 44.8 yard average …  also total DSU record 3,224 punting yards … had at least one punt of 50-or-more yards in each contest … named MEAC Special Teams Performer of the Week after averaging 48.0 yards on seven punts, including a long of 57 and three others of 50+ yards at FBS West Virginia (Sep. 16) … also placed one kick inside the WVU 20-yard line … booted a season-best 62-yard kick among his four of 50+ punts at North Carolina A&T on Oct. 4 … also placed four punts inside the NCA&T 20-yard line during the contest … averaged a season-best 50.5 yards on two punts, including a 60-yarder, in 33-30 win over Morgan State (Nov. 11) …  punted six times for 48.2 yard average, including three of 50+ yards, in 17-14 win over South Carolina State (Oct. 21) … had three kicks of 50-or-more yards and four inside the 20-yard line, while average 47.8 yards on six attempts vs. Hampton on Sep. 8 … had a 61-yard kick and placed one inside the 20-yard line in season-opener at Delaware (Aug. 31) …  averaged 46.2 yards on nine punts, including two of 50+ yards and one inside the 20-yard line at FBS Florida State (Nov. 18)  … punted nine times for a 45.2-yard average, including a 50+ yard kick and one inside 20, vs. NC Central on Oct. 28

2016: Emerged as one of the MEAC’s top punters as a true freshman … ranked fifth in the MEAC with 40.0 yard average per punt … second in the MEAC in total punts (70) and tops in punt yards (2798) … recorded 10 punts of 50-or-more yards and 16 inside the 20-yard line ... punted four times for 193 yards for a career-high 48.2 yard average at Howard (11/19/16) … also had career-best 70-yard punt, third longest in MEAC during 2016 season, a 54-yard boot and placed two kicks inside the 20-yard line in Howard contest  … averaged 43.6 yards on eight punts, highlighted by a 63-yard kick and four that landed inside the 20-yard line … also placed four punts inside the 20-yard line at Bethune-Cookman (Oct. 29) … averaged 45.2 yards on five punts, including a 50-yard boot and one inside the 20 vs. Florida A&M (Oct. 15) … launched a 63-yard kick and placed another inside the 20-yard line at FBS Missouri (Sep. 24) … had 58-yard boot and one inside the 20 vs. Monmouth (Sep. 10) … eight of his kicks results in a fair catch … also recorded a first down on a 14-yard run out of punt formation vs. Hampton (Oct. 8)

High School: Two-sport standout at Banning HS (football, soccer) … earned three varsity letters in football and soccer … listed in Top five in his senior class with 4.3 grade point average … Football Club President.

Personal: Son of Fidel Romo and Aurora Martinez … has two sisters and one brother … born May 1, 1998 in Riverside, Cal. … hopes to become a physician assistant … older brother of DSU sophomore kicker Jose Romo-Martinez  

Position: Punter/Kicker
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 200
Year: Senior
Hometown: Banning, Cal.
High School: Banning
Experience: High School
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