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Miami Reveals What Jersey Number QB Tate Martell Will Wear

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CORONADO, CA - MAY 27: Tate Martell of Ohio State University attends Steve Clarkson's 13th Annual Quarterback Retreat on May 27, 2017 in Coronado, California. (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images)

Former Ohio State quarterback Tate Martell is officially a part of his new college football program.

The former top dual-threat quarterback recruit transferred into Miami's football program earlier this month.

Miami announced on Wednesday night what jersey number Martell will be wearing.

The former Buckeyes' quarterback will be wearing No. 18 with the Hurricanes.

Martell's transfer process was a quick one. The former Ohio State quarterback also considered West Virginia, but ended up transferring to Miami shortly after visiting with the Hurricanes.

"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 transferred to Miami following Justin Fields' decision to transfer into the Ohio State program. He's joining a couple of his former high school teammates at Miami.

"I'm just happy to be where I'm at now, focused on going and competing down here and doing my thing," Martell said.

Martell is expected to apply for a waiver to gain immediate eligibility at Miami for the 2019 season, though it's unclear if the NCAA will grant him one.