High School Football Players Regret Hitting Referee
Victor Rojas and Michael Moreno spoke exclusively with George Stephanopoulos on Good Morning America today expressing regrets for their actions.
After blindsiding a referee on the football field, the two young men have been in thrust into the media spotlight and suspended from their team and their school. Claiming that their coach instructed them to hit the referee, because he was cheating their team.
Rojas and Moreno both expressed regret for their actions, but insist that they were told to take action, and that racial slurs and comments were made on the field by the umpire.
A hearing Wednesday at the school will determine what will happen next in regards to punishment of the teens.