Tate Martell, the former Ohio State quarterback is in the final stages of enrolling at Miami. His transfer out of Ohio State came less than two weeks after former Georgia quarterback Justin Fields announced that he would be joining the Buckeyes. After arriving in South Florida, Martell said he's only looking forward to what awaits at Miami.

"It was pretty wild and pretty quick," Martell told The Associated Press, speaking of the whirlwind that saw him leave the Buckeyes for the Hurricanes. "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 is not leaving Ohio State as a graduate transfer, and he'll need more than one semester to graduate from Miami. That means he'll be applying for a waiver from the NCAA to play in 2019, and his attorney, Travis Leach of Ballard Spahr, told the Toledo Blade on Thursday that he believed Martell's case had merit for reasons that included the Buckeyes' change in coaches from Urban Meyer to Ryan Day.

"There were some things that happened at Ohio State that we can potentially get some relief from the NCAA, and we're going to try it that way," said Leach. "The coaching staff turnover is an issue. There are a few things. There's no real bright-line test that tells you 100 percent how you can get a waiver. This is a tough one, but there are some good facts on his side."

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