Posted On: 10/19/20 2:53 PM

We’ve given you the top quarterbacks in classifications 3A-6A and the top five quarterbacks in the Albuquerque Metro area. We continue our City Rankings series with the top five quarterbacks in Las Cruces and Southern New Mexico.

Marcos LopezMarcosLopez6'1" | QBLas Cruces | 2021StateNM, Las Cruces: Arguably the top player in the city of Las Cruces, Lopez is also one of the most dynamic playmakers in the entire state along with being one the most experienced. He is going into his third season as the Bulldawgs’ starting quarterback, one of the most visible seats in New Mexico high school football. Last season Lopez threw for 1,874 yards and accounted for 23 total touchdowns to spearhead the Bulldawgs to an undefeated District 6A-3 record and a spot in the Class 6A playoff quarterfinals. What he needs now is more college offers after DIII Hiram College in Ohio extended an offer less than a week ago.

Jarren LewisJarrenLewis6'1" | QBHobbs | 2021StateNM, Hobbs: The Eagles went just 2-8 last season, so some people around the state don’t know how good Lewis is or what he’s been doing in the far southeastern corner of the state. As a junior, Lewis threw for nearly 2,000 yards and completed 55

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