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Cougars offer Arizona running back

Jalen Ortiz

In the Grand Canyon state of Arizona, just outside of Phoenix, the BYU Cougar football coaching staff discovered a talented two-way prospect who also runs track for Centennial High School in Peoria.

Jalen Ortiz rushed 142 times last season for 1,106 yards and 14 touchdowns. "I'm 5'10", 175 pounds and I run a hand timed forty of 4.4," Ortiz said. "My max in bench is 265 and my max in squat is 375. My shuttle time was a 4.21 and my vertical is a 33 and a half." Centennial High School's primary rushing threat, Ortiz also caught 14 passes over the course of last season for 225 yards and five... Recommended Stories