Key statisticsGuthrie •QB/HB Kye Staley: 95 rushes for 961 yards, 21 touchdowns. 9 catches for 307 yards, 3 touchdowns. 31-45 for 502 passing yards, 10 touchdowns, 1 interception. •LB Jack Dumas: 128 tackles, 2 sacks, 2 interceptions Bixby •LB Beau Bentley: 131 tackles, 17 sacks •RB Dalton Irvin: 151 rushes for 1,085 yards and 15 touchdowns By Brandon Chatmon
Even if they don't get their hands on the ball, the threat could result in great field position for Guthrie. Advantage: Guthrie. •A coach's take: "Bixby is a very good running team and their defense is talented and swarming. (As far as Guthrie) I don't think they have any weaknesses. I talked to a coach who said the two most talented teams I've seen are (Tulsa) Union and Guthrie.” •Last Meeting: Guthrie 31, at Bixby 15, Week 12, 2006 playoffs.