Bernard Schirmer, an offensive lineman for Mt. San Antonio College (Walnut, California), has been arrested for allegedly punching out a referee on the field during a game against Ventura College Saturday. The Ventura County Star reports that Schirmer has been arrested on suspicion of battery.
In the video below, you’ll see the referee step in to try and diffuse a situation, and he ends up in the middle of the Mt. San Antonio College team. Then, #52 (Schirmer) appears to punch the referee, knocking him out. He’s laid out on the field at the feet of another referee before the video ends.
— VCStar CollegeSports (@vcscolleges) September 11, 2016
It’s unclear what happened to the referee, but we’ll update this story with developments.