Football player gets second chance with team after hitting referee

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Football player who tackled referee can return next school year. (KTRK)

A San Antonio high school football player is getting a second chance on the gridiron. The player was suspended after tackling a referee

The UIL ruled that John Jay High School player's suspension will end this year. The player is able to rejoin the team on a probationary basis for the 2017-18 school year.

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