The Ohio State football program has one of the best recruiting classes in recent college football memory, and some of their most prized recruits are racking up awards for their performances at the high school level.
On Thursday, Bishop Gorman star quarterback Tate Martell, who was also named the Gatorade Player of the Year, was named the American Family Insurance USA TODAY Sports Offensive Player of the Year.
During his senior season which included a state title and the No. 1 ranking in the nation, Martell recorded 2,362 passing yards, 1,257 rushing yards and 62 total touchdowns.
Martell is the No. 2 dual-threat quarterback in the nation.
— USA TODAY Sports (@usatodaysports) December 22, 2016
The 5-foot-11, 203-pound signal-caller joins five-star cornerback Shaun Wade, also a future Buckeye, as a USA TODAY Sports honoree. Just yesterday, Wade was named the American Family Insurance All-USA Defensive Player of the Year by USA TODAY Sports.
Ohio State currently holds the No. 2 recruiting class in 2017, with six five-star commits, ten four-star players and one three-star.
The future is looking bright in Columbus.
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