Synthesis Essay: UIL Hands Down Punishment On Football Players

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Sydney Angell
16 October 2015
Synthesis Essay
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John Jay Assault on Referee The news story of two football players tackling a referee during a game has gone viral. At John Jay High School in San Antonio, Texas, two of the football players have been suspended for tackling a referee during a game against Marble Falls. Punishment for the boys is up in the air still as that assistant coach, Mack Breed, has admitted to telling the players to hit the referee. He stated “This guy needs to pay for cheating us” to a few of the players moments before the incident occurred (Villafranca). Speculations have been made as to what the two players should have done when Breed gave the orders. Should the boys be tried as adults? Do they deserve a more
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