By season's end his offensive totals had dropped substantially, and he was hitting.
Though the accident did not appear serious at first, and other complications developed and he died of internal on November 23, 1948, at the age of 48.
Martinez finished the season completing 116-of-196 passing attempts for 1,631 yards with 10 touchdowns and seven interceptions in 13 games.
Oklahoma edged Nebraska, 23—20, as Martinez struggled to get on track while completing 12-of-24 passes for 143 yards.
In November Martinez received the 2010 All-Big 12 Offensive Freshman of the Year award.
Wilson circa 1929 Another strong performance followed in as Wilson once again led the league in home runs.
Nebraska beat Kansas State, 48—13.