Former Auburn 4-Star RB Announces Transfer Destination

first_imgA general view of Jordan-Hare Stadium during the game between the Auburn Tigers and the West Virginia Mountaineers.AUBURN, AL – SEPTEMBER 19: A general view of Jordan-Hare Stadium during the game between the Auburn Tigers and the West Virginia Mountaineers on September 19, 2009 in Auburn, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)One of the top running backs recruits from the 2018 class was back on the market after spending just one season with the program he committed to. Former four-star running back Asa Martin attended Auburn this season, but unfortunate circumstances led to his transfer from the school just over two weeks ago.Head coach Gus Malzahn and company allowed Martin to play in five games during his freshman season – the new redshirt rule only allows a player to play in four games. Head coach Gus Malzahn took significant heat from Auburn fans around the country after the botched handling of their young star running back.After the error, Martin took to Twitter to announce his plans to leave the program.It didn’t take long for Martin to find a new home. Martin is headed to Miami.The running back room just added a BEAST!#WelcomeToTheU, @TheAsaMartin_. #Surge19 pic.twitter.com/7HI1tT0Tu7— Canes Football (@CanesFootball) December 19, 2018Martin was the No. 9 running back recruit in the 2018 class.He’ll redshirt during the 2019 season and be eligible to play in 2020.last_img read more

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