WHAT TO WATCH FOR
has the ball
Junior quarterback Jabe Burgess has completed 74.8 percent of his passes (205 of 274), throwing for 2,708 yards and 33 touchdowns with only three interceptions.
Running back Hoyt Smith has rushed for 966 yards on 127 carries with 12 touchdowns.
Pine Bluff’s defense: Brandon Lee leads Pine Bluff with 64 tackles and Raymond Bynum is second on the team with 63. Bynum did not even play football last season.
Pine Bluff has forced 17 fumbles on the season and has picked off opponents three times.
When Pine Bluff
has the ball
Before last week’s game against Jonesboro, senior quarterback Rickey Clements threw for 1,324 yards on 69 of 135 passes with 13 touchdowns and two interceptions. Tyrone Payne has caught 25 passes for 470 yards and three touchdowns.
Senior Walter Ashley threw for 1,035 yards on 133 carries with 12 touchdowns.
Updated Pine Bluff statistics weren’t available.
Greenwood’s defense: Taylor Hasley leads Greenwood with 73 total tackles. Saul Palmer is second with 70 total tackles. Hasley also leads the team with five interceptions. Greenwood has allowed just over 14 points a game.
Pine Bluff: Junior Austin McGehee has made from three fields from at least 30 yards away. He is 2 of 2 from 20 to 29 yards and 1 of 1 from 10 to 19 yards out.
Ashley had nine punt returns for 226 yards and one touchdown through the Jonesboro game.
Greenwood: No special teams statistics from Greenwood were available.
— Sam Pierce