Sarasota Youth Football Team's Beatdown of Referee Caught on Video

Categories: WTF Florida
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Remember when the University of Miami and Florida International University football teams got into a giant brawl? Yeah, well, at least everyone involved was an adult and they all managed to keep the punches directed at just players.

It's nothing compared to the shocking video that has emerged out of a youth football game in Sarasota in which the coaches and some players, who are all about 13  and 14 years old, beat a referee.



The game was being held at Riverview High School in Sarasota this past weekend. However, the team was part of a youth football league not associated with the local school district.

Several coaches from the Sarasota Gators appear to get into a verbal altercation with a referee and follow him onto the field. They begin punching the man; then one of their own young players rushes across the field and tackles the coach. The grown men continue to throw punches at the ref.

Several other players and coaches attempt to get involved, but other refs and the opposing team's coaches try to break up the fracas.

The Sarasota school district has terminated its contract with the youth league as a result. The local sheriff's office is also looking to press charges. Attacking a sports official is a third-degree felony in Florida and could lead to up to five years in jail.

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Tired of you.
Tired of you.

Ugh. I love your "WTF Florida" articles, but all the racist idiots posting in your comments are really starting to ruin this site for me. Moderators, please take note...

Fat blacks
Fat blacks

Watch the video. You will see dozens of fat blacks stomping a lone white guy.

Blacks again?
Blacks again?

More black thugs team up to beat up a taxpayer. Typical.

eniggmattic1
eniggmattic1

Eric Holder getting the call right now ... no prosecution for african americans ... the victim was white.

Anthony
Anthony

I'm confused at the backlash over these supposed "racist" comments. How in the world did we all know they were colored folks before we opened the page? It's more of a standard now than a racist comment. Some colored folk are ok, but the majority...well, you can see. Sure, they could have been white, hispanic, even Asian (though I doubt it). But, they obviously weren't. Black are very hostile people. They're more like animals, than people. Dudes giving up his time to ref a game and look at the outcome.

anthony
anthony

check that, I bet, not beat.

anthony
anthony

Shocking they were black. I just told my wife, I beat they were black.

Broompilot5552
Broompilot5552

just thugs being thugs. like one person said they only attack in groups, never one on one unless they outweigh the person by 50lbs or more

seep
seep

0:33 "OH MY GOD!!!" sounds like porn

SkinsFan
SkinsFan

That must have been some bad call.

Concerned
Concerned

Typical mentality of todays youth. Look at the flash mobs across the country and the rioting in  other parts of the world. Couple those with the continuing cuts to todays public safety and the lack of manpower because of the refusal to hire. This society is extremely close to breaking down.

Anon
Anon

First few things come to mind: 1) first two commenters need a lesson on racism and how it affects people and society as a whole 2) Where is the police? If NFL and NCAA coaches have police that follow them around during the game, shouldn't the referees have protection too? 3) Throw the book at everyone and anyone involved

glass slipper
glass slipper

Racism??? Are you for real?  A bunch of welfare collectors beating up on a working white man who's taxes end up feeding these monkies? You is the racist for sticking up for this crap. And anyways blacks never like to fight one on one, they always got to bring along their fellow turds.

Sgtpeppers187
Sgtpeppers187

Thats all you can dog him on is spelling because you know its true 

123
123

Learn how to spell, you racist douche

glass slipper
glass slipper

Caught me, ise fogets tu du de spel chex  :(   -:.:***=

Anal asshole123

123
123

*whose*monkeys

Idiot

glass slipper
glass slipper

Go fuck yourself you sniveling ball licker.

" You is the racist" is proper ebonics, wat choo talkin bout?

glass slipper
glass slipper

Stupid moolies. Did you see that one baboonette running and trying to hold his pants up?LMFAO!!!

 And #6, tough guy huh?

 We got your number fool, cuando usted menos lo espera.

Gene
Gene

speak english! this is the united states!

Raennil70
Raennil70

Racist ignorant statement. To stupid to be able to express yourself with any thoughtful, insightful sentences? Much?

zippy
zippy

There was much thought put into his post and it was very insightful!

Sgtpeppers187
Sgtpeppers187

Whats ignorant about it??? I mean , hello , the idiots in the video WERE BLACK .. Thats racist????  No its just a fact  , dont get mad .. get on a boat and leave 

Thugs
Thugs

Let me guess? The parents and players were all black?

Guest
Guest

White people are assholes too, take yourself for example.

Sgtpeppers187
Sgtpeppers187

Truth hurts doesn't it?  Typical BLACK behavior ,  

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