Ravens newcomer

July 23, 1998

Martin Chase

Position: Defensive tackle

Height: 6-2

Weight: 295

Age: 23

College: Oklahoma

Season: Rookie

Highlights: Drafted with first of the Ravens' fifth-round picks, Chase will compete for a spot on the defensive line. "After I get in good shape, I'll be ready to step it up," he said. "They'll be saying good things about me before the end of the season." He tied a school record with 14 sacks last season and added 60 tackles to finish with 174 in his college career. Nicknamed "Big M."

Favorite food: Ribs

Favorite TV show: "Mob Stories"

Favorite movie: "Scarface"

Memorable college moments: Beating rival Texas and sacking Syracuse quarterback Donovan McNabb three times last season.

Pub Date: 7/23/98

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