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Martel Irby, number 6, shown on the playing field.

Martel Irby, number 6, shown on the playing field.

Martel Irby, number 6, shown on the playing field.

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It takes a lot of commitment to commit to a PAC-12 school. (Pacific-12 Conference)

It is easy for super star Martel Irby, who committed to Arizona on a full-ride scholarship.

Irby who had many offers from Division one and two schools like UMass, San Jose State, Utah state, Dartmouth, Azusa Pacific, Northern University, Yale, and many more.

“This is a wonderful opportunity especially coming out of Morse,” varsity head coach Tracy McNair said.

“The school has more money to spend on athletes and a better education.”

The University of Arizona is currently ranked at 124 in national universities. (According to On average a college spends $36,000 dollars a year to pay for athlete to play for them. (According to

“The football team is on the rise,” Irby said. “ I feel like that’s where god is calling me to be successful.”

The University of Arizona is a power five conference school and is currently top 30 in the nation in football and has a very explosive running game which would fit Irby’s play style. Arizona is currently third in rushing yards per game, they gain on average 347 yards per game. Time will tell how far this commitment will take Irby.

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