Published: Saturday, September 30, 2017 @ 11:53 AM
By: Joy Johnston, Cox Media Group National Content Desk
SEVIER COUNTY, Tenn. — A high school football player was ejected Friday night after he body-slammed a player from the opposing team to the ground.
A video clip that captured the wrestling move was posted on Twitter.
The game was between Gibbs High School and Sevier County. After a play, a player from Sevier County picked up a Gibbs player and body-slammed him to the ground.
The player who ended up on the ground was not injured, the Knoxville News-Sentinel reported.
The player who committed the infraction was ejected and by rule, will have to sit out the next game.
Sevier County's coach told the Knoxville News-Sentinel that his player lost his composure, and that the game had been physical on both sides.
Gibbs came away with the victory, beating Sevier County 42-24.