|Ohio State Buckeyes – No. 18|
|High school||Bishop Gorman (Las Vegas, Nevada)|
January 26, 1998|
|Height||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|Weight||210 lb (95 kg)|
|Career highlights and awards|
High school career
Martell attended Bishop Gorman High School in Las Vegas, Nevada. As a senior, he was the Gatorade Football Player of the Year after leading the team to a 15–0 record, while passing for 2,362 yards and 41 touchdowns, and rushing for 1,253 yards and 21 touchdowns. For his career, he went 45–0 as a starter and finished second in Nevada history with 7,510 passing yards and 113 touchdowns.
Martell was rated by Scout.com as a five-star recruit and was ranked as the second best dual-threat quarterback, fifth best quarterback of any type, and 56th best player overall in his class. He originally committed to the University of Washington when he was 14. In 2015, he changed his commitment to Texas A&M University. In May 2016 he decommitted from A&M and a month later committed to Ohio State University. Martell transferred to Desert Pines High School after his senior season, so that he could graduate and enroll at Ohio State early.
- REVIEW-JOURNAL, DAVID SCHOEN LAS VEGAS (14 December 2016). "Bishop Gorman's Tate Martell gets Gatorade National Football Player of the Year award".
- "Bishop Gorman's Tate Martell wins Gatorade National Football Player of the Year". 15 December 2016.
- Gorman QB Tate Martell caps storied career in style
- "Tate Martell, Bishop Gorman HS QB – Scout".
- "Quarterback Martell, 14, commits to Washington".
- "Too young? 14-year-old quarterback commits to Huskies for 2017". 25 July 2012.
- "No. 2 QB recruit Martell commits to Texas A&M".
- "Gorman quarterback Martell commits to Ohio State". 12 June 2016.
- "Ohio St. lands ex-Texas A&M QB commit Martell".
- "Tate Martell, Ohio State's 2017 QB commit, had to transfer high schools to enroll early".