Posted On: 04/16/21 6:24 PM

The New Mexico spring high school football season is over. But don’t blink because the regularly scheduled fall season will be here before you know it.

How competitive was Class 5A in the abbreviated spring? Only three teams emerged unscathed – Farmington (5-0), Los Lunas (3-0) and Del Norte (3-0). Expect more of the same in the fall with Mayfield joining the Class 5A ranks on a full-time basis after facing just intracity rivals in Las Cruces and Deming during the brief regular season and then Farmington in the 5A ‘Bowl Game’ at UNM Stadium.

Here are 10 Class 5A players we’re looking forward to watching in the fall:

Brandon Furbee Brandon Furbee 6'3" | QB Farmington | 2022 State NM , QB Farmington: With Caleb Carrillo Caleb Carrillo 5'8" | QB Farmington | 2021 State NM graduating in a few weeks after throwing for nearly 1,200 and 21 touchdowns in five spring games, Farmington coaches, players and supporters were probably wondering who was going to play quarterback for the Scorpions in the fall. Enter Furbee, who is transferring from 4A Grants. He brings excellent size (6-4, 225 pounds) and a powerful throwing arm to the Four Corners.

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