High School Players Cheap Shot Referee After A Bad Call

By Michael Avery in Bizarre On 8th September 2015

#1

Football season is back and we could not be more excited. Last years pro season had the AP and Ray Rice drama. This year high school football is starting out with a bang in Texas.

A video came out in which two players allegedly target a referee during a play for a bad call earlier in the game.

#2

To me it looks like they are targeting the ref.

Here is a GIF that loops the play.

Here is an Update (Via Deadspin):

Late in Jay's 15-9 loss at Marble Falls, one defensive back ran from 7 yards away into the back of an official watching a run play unfold 9 yards in front of him.

After the referee's fell to the turf after the first hit, another player standing to the right of the referee and several yards away led with his helmet and dove into the official.

Both players were ejected. Northside ISD athletic director Stan Laing said the video was "very disturbing." Laing said the district is investigating the sequence of events leading up to the pla, and the University Interscholastic League is aware of what happened.

UPDATE 2 (Via Sports Illustrated)

Report: School district suspends football players for targeting referee The Northside Independent School District has suspended two San Antonio John Jay football players for targeting and tackling a refere

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