Posted On: 11/17/20 6:02 PM

2021 Rio Rancho (NM) Cleveland defensive back Trey Ortega Trey Ortega 5'11" | DB Cleveland | 2021 State NM currently holds the most offers of any New Mexico prospect for the current recruiting cycle. Ortega, who intends to announce his decision later this week, has 21 offers, many from FCS schools.

Hobbs standout defensive end/outside linebacker Trae Jett of Hobbs, though, is quickly closing the gap.

His latest offers from Carthage College (Kenosha, WI) and Norwich University (Northfield, VT) have pushed Jett’s offer total past the dozen mark midway through November. Just like Ortega, Jett’s football skills and academic acumen (4.1 GPA) together have generated considerable interest on the recruiting trail.

Scouts for high school all-star games have noticed too. Jett has been given the opportunity to play in the 2021 All American Classic All Star Game in Orlando, Fla. on Jan. 2.

The overwhelming majority of Jett’s offers are from Division III schools, including Sterling College, Ripon College, Heidelberg University, Arizona Christian University, Pacific University and College of Wooster in Ohio.

But one comes from NAIA Benedictine College in Atchison, KS, which can offer Jett up to a full scholarship.

The 6-foot-3, 212-pound Jett visited Benedictine two weekends ago after the  program officially offered in July. The

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