Tate Martell is ready to start his career with Miami.
The former Ohio State quarterback announced he was heading to the Hurricanes' program earlier this week. He discussed his transfer Tuesday in an interview with the Associated Press after arriving in Miami.
"It was pretty wild and pretty quick," Martell told The AP. "But it was something I needed to get done, obviously, in a short time. And with school starting I had to get it done fast."
Martell redshirted in 2017 and made six appearances as the backup to Buckeyes star signal- calls Dwayne Haskins this season. Martell's transfer came shortly after form Georgia quarterback Justin Fields decided to join Ohio State.
"I'm just happy said Martell, a 5-star recruit, said he picked Miami because he knew of a bunch of guys. in the program, including two of his forms high school teammates.
"That was a big part of this for me, my relationships with the guys," Martell said. "So, I'm excited for sure." ] Martell is expected to apply to the Hurricanes next season, according to the AP. If the waiver is not granted, he will have to sit out 201