Top Texas High School Football Referee Suspended for Racist Comments

Maria Perez
Jun 12, 2019 - 5:00

One of Texas’ top referees in high school football has been suspended for the upcoming 2019 season for reportedly making racist comments. Mike Atkinson, one of the state’s longest-tenured high school football referees, was suspended from officiating next season by the Texas Association of Sports Officials (TASO) after he had made racist comments and used the n-word, the Houston Chronicle reported. The...

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