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A Texas high school football player lineman Emmanuel Duron stormed the field and pounced on a referee Fred Gracia Thursday night, angry after being knocked out of the game.
Emmanuel Duron, a senior defensive lineman for Edinburg High School, was escorted from the stadium by local police after leveling the ref who had ejected him from the zone play-in game. https://t.co/C0k8nm6Y4z
— NY Daily News Sports (@NYDNSports) December 4, 2020
Edinburgh High School senior defender Emmanuel Duron came running from the side zone after the referee announced the send-off and punched the official in the first half of the zone game against Pharr-San Juan-Alamo .
Duron was driven out of the stadium by police.
McAllen’s monitor reported that the referee was being examined for a concussion by stadium medical staff.
Edinburgh winning 35-21
The game resumed after a delay, with Edinburgh winning 35-21 to advance to the playoffs.
Duron was the district’s 31-6A defensive player of the year last season. He is also the Bobcats kicker and punter and a star wrestler.