Oregon is now believed to be in the mix for five-star recruit Tate Martell, who initially committed to the Huskies as a 14-year-old in 2012.

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The saga surrounding the recruitment of Tate Martell continues.

Martell, as a precocious quarterback, got national attention in 2012 when he made a verbal commitment to play for Washington. He was 14 at the time, 13 when Steve Sarkisian offered him his first scholarship, among the youngest players to ever pledge to a college football team.

He backed away from his commitment to UW after Sarkisian left for USC. Last August, Martell announced a verbal commitment to Texas A&M, but he backed away from that commitment on Wednesday night, saying he wanted to reopen his recruiting.

A dual-threat quarterback, Martell is ranked by Scout.com as the nation’s No. 1 QB for the Class of 2017. HeĀ  has drawn comparisons to former Heisman winner Johnny Manziel.

Martell has said he would consider Oregon.

Martell plays for Bishop Gorman in Las Vegas, leading the team to a No. 1 national ranking at one point last fall and a 35-7 season-opening victory at Bellevue High.