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Guyer-Steele offers glance at Big 12's future

Saturday's Class 5A Division II championship game features unbelievable offensive talent and perhaps a taste into a rivalry that could carry over into the Big 12.

QB J.W. Walsh, a four-star recruit committed to Oklahoma State, and Denton Guyer face Malcolm Brown, the No. 2-rated running back in the 2011 class and Texas commit, and Cibolo Steele.

Walsh has thrown for 3,079 yards and 35 touchdowns. He's also rushed for 1,300 yards and six touchdowns for the Wildcats this year. Guyer is playing in its first Class 5A title game.

Brown is ESPN's No. 7 overall player in this year's recruiting class and is the top rushing prospect in the state. He had 20 scholarships offers before deciding to attend Texas next year.

The game will be Guyer's third trip to Cowboys Stadium this season. The Wildcats (13-2) were 1-1 in the previous games, both against Cedar Hill -- most recently in the area round of the playoffs and also in the Kirk Herbstriet Classic on Labor Day.

Guyer looks to complete a mini story-book ending to its season after advancing to the state championship game by blocking a punt and scoring with just seconds left in the semifinal against Longview.

Despite a successful season with huge wins, head coach John Walsh said Guyer's season won't be complete without achieving the ultimate goal.

"We're tired of winning gold balls," Walsh said. "We want a ring on our finger."