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Jason Huntley's Versatility Can Not Be Understated





Whether he was playing the role of running back, receiver, or kick returner, Jason Huntley was the heart of the New Mexico Aggies offense during his senior year in 2019.


That season, Huntley made history, becoming just one of 12 Aggie running backs since 1954 to rush for over 1,000 yards. When he wasn't making an impact on the ground, Huntley was one of the most reliable receiving running backs in the program's history, as he finished his career with 1,119 receiving yards and seven touchdowns.


Indeed, if it was possible, Huntley seemed to always find a way to affect the offense during his college career. Since being drafted by the Detroit Lions in 2020, Huntley has had few opportunities to showcase the various ways he can affect a game offensively.


The addition Huntley makes to what is already an intriguing running back room. Both Najee Harris and Jaylen Warren have established themselves as the team's starting tandem, leaving room for competition at the third running back spot on the roster.


This offseason has seen much attention surrounding UDFA running back Alfonzo Graham, who made quite the impression during OTAs a few weeks ago. Though Huntley's has received little attention so far, his diverse skillset should result in the spotlight being placed on him when his opportunity comes again in Latrobe later this summer.



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