College Football Player Punches Referee

The player was arrested and accused of assault after the skirmish was caught on camera.
1:28 | 09/12/16

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Back now with the drama play out of college football field between a player and the ref for we. That play were arrested accused of assault police say he punched the ref in the face the skirmish all caught on camera. Here's ABC's Adrian banker. Tonight this refereeing knocked out caught on camera. To stop parts quiet here. While the wrath holding back mount San Antonio college lineman Bernard Shermer as he has words with the other team. Shermer number 52 pushing back then they hit the rest laid out. The six foot 5270. Pound lineman immediately ejected from the game and later arrested now facing a felony battery charge. I really aiming to do that to the rest. I just didn't see him. Servers father saying Bernard was hitting himself in the head to calm down. Accidentally striking the rap. Trainers rushing to help that official he never returned to the game this just the latest case of arrest roughed up on the field. In Texas last year this line been makes a beeline for the referee he's down another player dives into him head first. There are 23 states around the country that have. Decided to create laws that make it criminal action to assault a referee. Todd tonight now San Antonio college releasing a statement saying they fully agree with the Shermer family that this was an accident. Though an investigation is ongoing Tom some incredible video Rite Aid and thank you.

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