Tate Martell

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Tate Martell
Ohio State Buckeyes – No. 18
Position Quarterback
Class Redshirt Freshman
Major Communications
Career history
Bowl games
High school Bishop Gorman (Las Vegas, Nevada)
Personal information
Born: (1998-01-26) January 26, 1998 (age 20)
Poway, California
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight 210 lb (95 kg)
Career highlights and awards

Tathan "Tate" Martell (born January 26, 1998) is an American football quarterback for the Ohio State Buckeyes.

High school career[edit]

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.[1][2] For his career, he went 45–0 as a starter and finished second in Nevada history with 7,510 passing yards and 113 touchdowns.[3]


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.[4] He originally committed to the University of Washington when he was 14.[5][6] In 2015, he changed his commitment to Texas A&M University.[7] In May 2016 he decommitted from A&M and a month later committed to Ohio State University.[8][9] Martell transferred to Desert Pines High School after his senior season, so that he could graduate and enroll at Ohio State early.[10]


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