Russell Carr this week made an oral
commitment to play football at the
Carr played wide receiver for Chino Don Lugo, making 43 catches for 820 yards and nine touchdowns.
"He was a three-year starter at wide receiver and free safety," Don Lugo coach Greg Setlich said.
"He also played quarterback at times. He's a mature kid and I'm looking forward to seeing him play on the next level."
The Conquistadores' standout will sign with UTEP on Wednesday, National Letter of Intent signing day.
Carr also is the son of Don Lugo
principal Preston Carr. When
"We were sort of the forgotten
school at the time,"
"He's be a good role model,"
Asked about how it is being a student at his father's school, Russell answered rather humorously:
"It has its pros and cons." Russell said he likes UTEP's passing game, noting the players it has put into the pro ranks. He also enjoyed meeting coach Mike Price.
"He's a great guy," he said. "He's really down to earth. I visited there in the middle of the season and I felt comfortable there."
Russell is currently playing basketball at Don Lugo and scored 11 points on Monday night in a loss to Ontario Colony.