As Division 1 college scholarship offers for sub-high school players are becoming the new normal across some of the country’s most fertile areas of football talent, this one sticks out for its location in the lightly-recruited New England region.
Buckingham, Browne & Nichols (Cambridge, Mass.) eighth-grader Tyler Martin announced this afternoon on his Twitter account that he received an offer from the University of Michigan:
Extremely excited and honored to receive an offer from The University of Michigan! Huge thanks to @FBCoachDBrown @CoachJim4UM @Coach_Willey_FB #GoBlue pic.twitter.com/TPi0b6WIkx
— Tyler Martin (@tylermartin5bbn) May 24, 2018
Already standing at 6-foot-3 and 227 pounds before his freshman year of high school, Martin started every game this past season for the Knights as a tight end and linebacker, leading the team in tackles with over 100