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Lots of football fans are watching Tim Tebow, Drew Brees, Tom Brady and other NFL stars as the playoffs are underway. But many folks in Bixby are on the lookout for a hometown guy. Chris Harris is a Bronco from Bixby who’s getting a shot on the gridiron.

While fans were watching the Denver Broncos thrilling game against the Steelers, many folks in Bixby were on the lookout for a hometown guy – Chris Harris – once a Bixby Spartan.

“Just an unbelievable down to earth guy,” said Loren Montgomery, Bixby head coach.

Harris is one of only four Bronco rookies playing in all 16 regular season games and now the playoffs.

It’s exciting for friends and fans in Bixby.

“The community is proud of it,” Montgomery said. “Us coaches are proud of it, it’s just a real special thing.”

Loren Montgomery never got to coach Chris Harris in high school. But he did coach against him before becoming Bixby’s head coach.

“Just an…”

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