Jose Martinez (born July 24, 1984 in San Jose, California) is an American football placekicker. He played high school football at South High School in Bakersfield, California.
Martinez played college football at the UTEP. In 2007 he was named runner-up to the Lou Groza Award. On September 27, 2008 he made a 64 yard field goal against UCF at the Sun Bowl Stadium. This is the second longest field goal in NCAA history, the longest field goal is 65 yrs made by Martin Gramatica.
He was a Prospect for the 2009 NFL Draft but went undrafted along with former teammates Robbie Felix, Josh Ferguson and Jamar Hunt. However, Jamar Hunt and Robbie Felix are the only the former miners of the 2009 Draft Class to sign with an NFL team.