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Tate Martell
Tate  Martell

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Las Vegas, Nevada

High School:
Bishop Gorman

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 205

Position:
QB

Ohio State Overview: Tate Martell was one of 10 recruits from the class of 2017 to enroll in classes at Ohio State in January and thus take part in spring drills … he is majoring in communications.

More on Tate: U.S. Army All-American and 5-star quarterback (Scout) Tate Martell was named national player of the year by three organizations as a senior: Gatorade, MaxPreps, and USA Today named him its American Family Insurance all-USA offensive player of the year … undefeated as a starting quarterback (43-0) coaches Tony Sanchez (2014) and Kenny Sanchez (2015-16) at Bishop Gorman, Martell threw for 7,507 yards and 113 touchdowns (and only nine interceptions) in his career, and he rushed for 2,294 yards with 35 more scores for a team that was undefeated national champion each year he was the starting quarterback … named first-team all-state all three years as a starter … threw for 2,362 yards with 41 touchdowns and only one interception as a senior in 2016 … also rushed for 1,257 yards and 21 TDs, and was named the Southwest League Offensive MVP … was named the No. 2 dual threat quarterback prospect in his class by Rivals, 247Sports and Scout … one of the Top 50 players nationally with Scout and Rivals positioning him 27th and 39th overall, respectively … originally from Southern California, Martell is the son of Tafi and Al Martell.