Ball State’s motto this year has been Detroit or Bust, and with the season’s aspirations on the line, Justin Hall delivered the best performance of his storied collegiate career.
Ball State clinched the MAC West Division title with its fifth straight victory and will play in the MAC Championship game Friday.
With a MAC West title and a trip to Detroit for the MAC Championship at stake, Saturday’s game is the biggest one that Ball State has played in years.
The redshirt senior from Loveland, Ohio, moved into a tie for fifth with his head coach Mike Neu on BSU’s career touchdown passes list with 43.
Martin, who entered the day sixth in the nation at 12.3 tackles per game, totaled nine total tackles, eight of which were solo, to go along with one sack and a tackle for loss.
Ball State moved to 4-1 on the season and is set to square off with 4-1 Western Michigan at Scheumann Stadium with a MAC West Championship on the line.