Posted On: 02/10/21 11:00 PM

Head coach Kelley Lee and Eastern New Mexico had a remarkable Signing Day last Wednesday, inking more than 40 prospects to letters of intent. Eleven were from the Land of Enchantment. We spoke with Lee and got his comments about each of the 11. In Part 2 of a two-part series, we take a look at six of the prospects:

Dynamic Duo from Las Cruces:

Going into the spring, the two top players in the city of Las Cruces were probably LCHS quarterback Marcos LopezMarcosLopez6'1" | QBLas Cruces | 2021StateNM and Centennial QB/DB Karsten RuecknerKarstenRueckner5'10" | QBCentennial | 2021StateNM. Lopez enjoyed a sensational 2019 season, throwing for 1,874 yards and accounting for 23 total touchdowns to spearhead the Bulldawgs to an undefeated District 6A-3 record and a spot in the Class 6A playoff quarterfinals.

Lee is looking for Lopez to bring his dual threat skills to Portales.

“Marcos had a really strong junior year,” Lee said. “If he had had a chance to play in the fall I think he would have had a fantastic senior year. We felt there was definitely enough on tape that we wanted to get him here. We’re excited about hi. We’ve had a couple of good quarterbacks from Las

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