Curtis James Martin Jr. was born May 1, 1973.

Martin is the fourth-leading rusher in NFL history, running for 14,101 yards in his 11-year career with the New England Patriots and New York Jets.

He broke onto the scene in 1995, making his first of five Pro Bowls after his rookie season. He made his only Super Bowl appearance in 1996 with Bill Parcells and the Patriots.

Martin, who gained a career-high 1,607 in 2004 with the Jets, was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2012.

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