Student Well-Being

After Tackling Referee, Texas H.S. Football Players Temporarily Transferred

By Bryan Toporek — September 16, 2015 1 min read

The two Texas high school football players who appeared to intentionally tackle a referee during a game earlier this month have been temporarily transferred to an alternative school, pending the outcome of a disciplinary hearing.

While the investigation into their actions continues, multiple players from the San Antonio-based John Jay High School have alleged that the referee used inflammatory language prior to the incident, according to John Barr and Michael Sciallo of ESPN’s

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A version of this news article first appeared in the Schooled in Sports blog.