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Miami Hurricanes QB Tate Martell’s eligibility waiver APPROVED!

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The former 5-star recruit can suit up and play in games for the Canes this season

Let’s go to work, Tate.
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The Miami Hurricanes got some huge news this afternoon when the NCAA approved QB Tate Martell’s immediate eligibility waiver.

Here is the release on the ruling from Miami Athletics:

CORAL GABLES, Fla. – 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.

This is big news! A former 5-star recruit who was 43-0 in HS at Las Vegas (NV) Bishop Gorman, Martell is a dynamic dual-threat player who can impact games with his arm and legs.

With Miami searching for a new starting QB, Martell is now full engaged in a competition with N’Kosi Perry and Jarren Williams to lead the Canes into the 2019 season.

And, for once, the NCAA actually did right by the University of Miami. Will wonders never cease!

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LET’S GO CANES!!!!