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Jason Huntley Selected by Detroit Lions in 5th Round of 2020 NFL Draft

Versatility will be a big key to making roster

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: NOV 09 New Mexico State at Ole Miss Photo by Michael Wade/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

With the 172nd pick in the 2020 NFL Draft the Detroit Lions select...

Jason Huntley, running back, New Mexico State University.

Congrats Jason!

As you can see from the tweet, Huntley becomes just the third running back since 1976 to be drafted out of New Mexico State University. He is the 13th running back from NM State overall to be drafted and first since Chris Barnes in 2001.

The Aggies now have had two players drafted in the last three years (Jaleel Scott, 4th round, 2018 Draft)

Huntley was a very versatile back for the Aggies, returning kickoffs, producing entertaining runs and catching passes out of the backfield and lined up wide.

Good luck to Jason and congrats again!