NCAA Grants Immediate Eligibility For Miami QB Tate Martell, Transfer From Ohio State

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The University of Miami football program announced Tuesday that the National Collegiate Athletic Association has approved a waiver for quarterback Tate Martell, which makes him immediately eligible for competition. (Miami Hurricanes Image)

MIAMI, FLORIDA (Miami Hurricanes) – The University of Miami football program announced Tuesday that the National Collegiate Athletic Association has approved a waiver for quarterback Tate Martell, which makes him immediately eligible for competition.

“We are pleased with this ruling and appreciate the NCAA recognizing that this waiver met the criteria under the membership established guidelines,” Director of Athletics Blake James said.

“We would like to thank the NCAA, as well as Ohio State University, for their assistance and support throughout the waiver process. We look forward to seeing Tate compete for the Hurricanes this season.”

Martell, a redshirt sophomore from Las Vegas, transferred to UM from Ohio State in January.

He has three seasons of eligibility remaining.

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