Miami quarterback Tate Martell is eligible to play instantly after the NCAA authorized his waiver request, the college introduced Tuesday.
we aren’t prepared but.. however we might be!
oh btw… I’M ELIGIBLE TO PLAY! pic.twitter.com/jSr9wmwiqi
— TATE MARTELL (@TheTateMartell) March 19, 2019
Martell, who transferred to Miami from Ohio State in January, participated as Miami opened spring observe earlier Tuesday. The information is big for Miami and Martell, who now joins the combo to compete for the Hurricanes’ beginning job.
“We’re happy with this ruling and admire the NCAA recognizing that this waiver met the factors below the membership established pointers,” Miami athletics director Blake James stated in a press release. “We wish to thank the NCAA, in addition to Ohio State College, for his or her help and assist all through the waiver course of. We look ahead to seeing Tate compete for the Hurricanes this season.”
Martell, who has three years of eligibility remaining, left Ohio State after Justin Fields transferred to the Buckeyes from Georgia. The NCAA additionally granted Fields’ request for rapid eligibility.
At Miami, Martell joins N’Kosi Perry and Jarren Williams within the competitors to begin. Malik Rosier began the vast majority of the previous two seasons, however now that he’s gone, the spring competitors is extensive open.