Posted On: 06/24/20 1:46 PM

Geographically, New Mexico’s southeasternmost outpost is the small, largely rural town of Jal (pop. = 2,091), which shares a border with Texas.

It’s also the home of the high school football player who could be New Mexico’s most sought after 2022 prospect.

Rising junior offensive lineman Roger Carreon stands 6-foot-5, weighs 270 pounds and possesses the strength, mobility and agility college coaches crave. In recruiting parlance, Carreon is a freakish athlete whose ceiling is so high you need high powered binoculars to actually see it.

Stated another way, he’s about to blow up. And he still has two more seasons of high school football left to play for the Class 2A Jal Panthers.

Through a series of consistently solid performances, Carreon created noise on the winter and early spring camp circuit. Result? He received his first Div. I offer from Illinois State on Feb. 26. Two weeks later, New Mexico offered.

Just a wild guess, but they won’t be the last offers Carreon gets over the next 18 months. Don’t be surprised if some Power 5 schools, particularly those from the Big 12 and Pac-12, get involved soon.

“I’ve gotten some great experience  at these camps and I’ve had a

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