Ohio State Insider Has Message About QB Tate Martell

first_imgTate Martell runs for Ohio State vs. Rutgers.COLUMBUS, OH – SEPTEMBER 08: Tate Martell #18 of the Ohio State Buckeyes breaks free on a 47-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter of the game against the Rutgers Scarlet Knights at Ohio Stadium on September 8, 2018 in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State won 52-3. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)Ohio State’s quarterback room is going to be a crowded one heading into spring practice, as the Buckeyes received some big news heading into the weekend.Former Georgia five-star freshman quarterback Justin Fields has officially transferred into Ohio State’s program. He was seen as the Buckeyes’ basketball game on Saturday with Dwayne Haskins.Fields, a former top recruit, is expected to petition the NCAA to gain immediate eligibility for the 2019 season.Of course, many Ohio State fans are wondering what this means for Tate Martell. The redshirt freshman quarterback had made it clear that he wasn’t transferring ahead of the 2019 season and he plans on winning the starting job.Most believe that starting job will go to Fields, assuming he’s eligible, but don’t be surprised if Martell is able to hold him off.Longtime Ohio State insider Tim May tweeted the following about Martell on Saturday:“All I’m saying is don’t sleep on @TheTateMartell . This spring in @OhioStateFB promises to be even more meaningful than last spring in terms of the QB position,” he tweeted.All I’m saying is don’t sleep on @TheTateMartell . This spring in @OhioStateFB promises to be even more meaningful than last spring in terms of the QB position.— Tim May (@TIM_MAYsports) January 5, 2019Ohio State is used to having big-time quarterback competitions, as they’ve had a couple of them in recent years with Dwayne Haskins-Joe Burrow and Cardale Jones-J.T. Barrett.The Buckeyes will certainly be one of the most-intriguing teams in the country this spring.last_img