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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.
This really just happened at the Sevier County/Gibbs High School football game in TN tonight! Are we in the WWE or High School football??? pic.twitter.com/EtwenPQWXT— Jonathan Crompton (@jcromp8) September 30, 2017
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.