Finally, there’s some form of closure to an embarrassing event involving two Texas high school football players who attacked an official during a game earlier month.

mackbreed1-e1441745922553John Jay High assistant coach Mack Breed admitted to principal Robert Harris that heĀ “directed the students to make the referee pay for his racial comments and calls” according to ESPN’s Outside the Lines.

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Breed wrote a letter to Harris explaining the situation. Last week, both players involved spoke publicly for the first time and said they were ordered to tackle a referee late in the fourth quarter of their game against Marble Falls by a member of the coaching staff.