A local prep football standout has been offered an opportunity to extend his athletic/academic career by a state college.

Paxton Martin, a senior at Teurlings Catholic High School, was recently extended an offer by Louisiana College.

An athlete, Martin projects at both receiver and defensive back at the collegiate level.

Louisiana College is a Division III school, which do not offer athletic scholarships, but they can offer spots on their respective rosters.

The 6-foot, 170-pound Martin is scheduled to graduate high school this spring.

View highlight's from Martin's senior season at Teurlings, below: