HS FB Safety Blindsides Referee in Playoff Game

In a 5A Division I Region I final football game at Texas Stadium last week, No. 1 Euless Trinity was facing unranked Allen High for a spot in the state semifinals. Trinity was riding a 27-game winning streak, but the streak stopped there, as the Eagles put the defending champions away, 34-21.

Ref hit

But how? How did the Trojans lose? Well, maybe it was smart playcalling by Allen or good ball control. Maybe Trinity wasn’t strong enough in the trenches. Maybe. Or perhaps it was because the Trojans’ safety was too busy headhunting the referee to bother playing football. In a SPORTSBYBROOKS.COM EXCLUSIVE, irrefutable video evidence is after the jump. Read more…