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Massive Brawl Breaks Out During Junior College Football Game in Mississippi

Thomas Duffy@@TJDhoopsFeatured ColumnistOctober 23, 2015

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Football is a violent, intense sport. It shouldn’t get this violent, though.

During a junior college contest between East Mississippi Community College and Mississippi Delta Community College on Thursday night, a wild brawl broke out and forced referees to end the game.

East Mississippi had a 48-0 lead when the contest was called.

Scott Walters, a writer for the Commercial Dispatch, broke it down:

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Partial video of the brawl (via @barstoolsports) https://t.co/QBLKwlkEFY https://t.co/2mWOEtnEcK

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Both benches have cleared and the fight is on

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Trash cans being thrown, players running wildly all over the field ... This has gone on for five minutes

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Lack of security controlling this situation is amazing

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Players are finally back at both benches and a handful of law enforcement is on the field at midfield

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Law enforcement, game officials, both ADs and both head coaches at midfield

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The game has ben called ... Final - No. 3 EMCC 48, Mississippi Delta 0

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The game has been called due to "violent ejections" for both teams

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MACJC will have to rule if game counts as an official contest or not

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EMCC’s Buddy Stephens “it all started in the pregame with one of our managers getting five stitches (from an attack by a Delta player)”

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Stephens “I put this on us for our lack of discipline, the referees for not controlling the game and (Delta) for (it’s) lack of discipline.”

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Stephens “I don’t care, you could have been Ray Charles and you could have seen what was going on the whole first half”

[h/t SB Nation]

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