After being ejected from game, star Texas prep football player attacks referee
A Texas high school football player charged onto the field and bowled over a referee Thursday night, angered after being ejected from the game. Senior defensive lineman Emmanuel Duron of Edinburg High School came running from the sideline area after the referee announced the ejection, slamming into the official during the first half of the zone play-in game against Pharr-San Juan-Alamo.
Video posted to Twitter showed the incident.
A Texas high school football player gets ejected then does this… pic.twitter.com/29c3mKb4Jk
Duron was escorted from the stadium by police officers. The Monitor of McAllen reported the referee was evaluated for a concussion by medical personnel at the stadium.
Images from the altercation between Edinburg High’s Duron and the ref in Q2 #RGV #RGVFootball #txhsfb
📸 @monitorphoto @MonitorJoel pic.twitter.com/8pFaX3gNLj
The game resumed after a delay, with Edinburg winning 35-21 to advance to the playoffs.
The District 31-6A Defensive Player of the Year last season, Duron also is the Bobcats’ kicker and punter and a star wrestler.
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