Cedar Hill’s Avery Davis vs. Bishop Gorman’s Tate Martell

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By Chuy Perez @chuydperez
July 15, 2016

 

One of the biggest high school football games in the country will go down week one of the 2016 season and it features 2 of the best dual threat quarterbacks in the nation entering their senior seasons.Bishop Gorman the #1 team in the country, led by their superstar Tate Martell, takes on Texas football powerhouse Cedar Hill, and their man under center, Avery Davis.

Bishop Gorman is widely regarded as the best high school football team in the country.

They won their second consecutive Super 25 championship in 2015 and have won 7 straight Nevada State titles. They are currently on a 39 game winning streak.

Tate Martell had a spectacular junior season for the Gaels, accounting for over 3200 total yards and 41 touchdowns, en route to a blowout win in the state title game for the second year in a row. Martell is a 4 star recruit but is rated the #1 dual threat quarterback in the nation.

His combination of arm strength and accuracy combined with his mobility outside of the pocket, make him a special player.

Martell was committed to play at Texas A&M University, but decommitted back in May.  He announced on Sunday evening via Twitter that he was officially committing to “The” Ohio State University and joining Urban Meyer’s already #1 ranked 2017 recruiting class. Martell joins a quarterback staff that has been proven to produce top-level talent at the college level.

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Cedar Hill had a disappointing end to last year losing in the first round of the state playoffs to Southlake Carroll. They took an impressive 9-1 record going into the playoffs, but lost a tough battle that came down to a late turnover and were eliminated in the first round, 37-33.

Cedar Hill quarterback Avery Davis also holds claim to being one of the best in the country and his statistics back him up. Davis had 2,900 all-purpose yards last season, 1,900 by air and nearly 1,000 on the ground. He also threw 22 touchdowns and rushed for 13 more. Davis was sought after by many different schools, but ultimately decided to attend Notre Dame.

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He is ranked the #15 dual threat quarterback in the nation and #140 in the ESPN 300.

Don’t miss out on the biggest showdown of the season! The game will be August 27 at Cedar Hill’s Longhorn Stadium and will be televised on ESPN2.

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