The Land of Enchantment, but not QB recruits?

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During our 35-day Sea to Shining Sea road trip, we spent a significant amount of time driving through and staying-in New Mexico.  In fact, we loved Santa Fe so much that we actually stayed there a couple of days heading east and a couple of days heading home during the Thanksgiving holiday.  Trisha Hoffman and I know that we’ll be heading back for an extended visit someday soon.

It’s a beautiful state in ways that words sometimes can’t describe.  When it comes to high school football, evidently college recruiters are finding it hard to quantify its beauty.  According to a story I read on Bleacher Report about Rio Rancho quarterback Easton Bruere.  The 6-3, 200 senior led his school to a perfect 13-0 season and a New Mexico Class 6A title with over 4,500 yards passing and 49 touchdowns with only six interceptions, but as of now, he hasn’t received one scholarship offer.

The story – The Best Football Prospect Nobody Has Ever Heard Of – written by Sanjay Kirpalani has received 1.1 million reads.

Here’s hoping Kirpalani’s story opens some eyes and someone takes a chance on Bruere next Wednesday on National Signing Day.

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Jeff Fisher
Jeff is an award-winning journalist and expert in the field of high school sports, underscored with his appearance on CNBC in 2010 to talk about the big business of high school football in America. Jeff turned to his passion for high school football into an entrepreneurial venture called High School Football America, a digital media company focused on producing original high school sports content for radio, television and the internet. Jeff is co-founder and editor-in-chief of High School Football America, which is a media partner with USA TODAY High School Sports.