GAME AND SERIES FACTS
Game time: Friday, October 9th – 7:30 pm
Location: Farragut High School
Last meeting – West won 49-30 last season.
- 2015 Records: Knox West 5-1 Farragut 6-0
- The Admirals and the Rebels renewed this series in 2007 and have played every year since.
- Farragut and Knox West first met in 1961 and played every year until 1975, Farragut leads this series 12-9-3.
- In recent history(since 2007), Farragut leads 5-3.
- Knox West is coming off of a shutout victory against South Doyle, 25-0.
- The Admirals are looking to start the season 7-0 for the first time since 2008, after having a beating region foe Campbell Co. 31-0.
- Coach: Jeff Harig (0-0, first season; 90-59 overall)
- Offense: Spread
- Defense: 3-4
- West returns 12 starters from last season, 5 on offense and 7 on defense.
- Key Players:Senior center Rob Williamson (6-2, 237) anchors an offensive line that returns three starters and includes senior guard Isaiah Mobley (6-0, 284). Senior rover Cole Skvara (6-0, 181), ranked second on the team with 112 tackles last season, and junior linebacker Eric Middleton (107 tackles) return. Junior defensive end Leonard Humphrey (6-3, 284) leads a seasoned group along the defensive line. Junior quarterback Zach Harshey (6-3, 198) gained a narrow advantage over junior Chase Marine (5-11, 180) in the two-way race at quarterback. Junior Jermaine “Boom” Buchannon (5-7, 137) might be the Rebels’ best option at receiver.