QB Martinez Becomes Bears' 1st Commit For 2018


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By Jim McGill, Staff Writer
Posted Nov 20, 2016
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New Cal QB commit Adrian Martinez and family
Long a top target for Cal's 2018 recruiting class, Clovis West quarterback Adrian Martinez became the first commit for next season's class after visiting Berkeley for the Big Game yesterday and committing the the Bears.
The trip up to Berkeley was one of many for the Bears' coveted QB prospect, who visited in spring ball and several other times this season. Martinez made the trip fresh off a 41-28 victory over rival Clovis Friday night in the CIF playoffs. The talented QB has led his team to an 8-3 record so far this season and will lead the Golden Eagles into a showdown with Central-Fresno High School next weekend.
So far this season, the dual threat QB is 202-for-334 2323 yards and 23 touchdowns with four interceptions through the air as well as 1288 yards and 14 more touchdowns on the ground, with an impressive 7.9 ypc. 
"I would like to announce my commitment to the University of California, Berkeley," said Martinez in his announcement tweet.
"This would not have been possible without the support of my family and friends. God has blessed me with this opportunity and I'm proud to be a Cal Bear!" 
The Bears beat out Miami, Missouri, Colorado, Utah, Washington State and more for Martinez' services. 
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