There are some that say “it’s not cheating if you don’t get caught!” I’m pretty sure even those people would consider this as cheating.
A youth football team in Rhode Island has been kicked out of their respective league after a coach tried to sneak in an adult into a game of 13- and 14-year-old kids.
From NbC10 in Providence:
The founder of a Rhode Island youth football team says its season is ending early after the coach put a man into a game against 13- and 14-year-old players.
Capital City Buccaneers founder Alexandra Diaz said she had stepped away from the Sunday game in Scituate when the coach let the young man believed to be 19 years old take part in several plays before getting kicked out.
The 19-year-old that entered the game has tentatively been identified as an older brother of one of the players on the team.
This obviously isn’t something you can label as an innocent mishap; a 19-year-old going up against a bunch of middle school kids in football is a safety issue.
Of all things, that’s not even the worst part! According to Barstool Sports, the guy got only one carry in the game… for a loss of three yards.
A LOSS OF THREE YARDS! Have some pride, man!
In addition to being banned for the season, the coach of the team has been fired from the position. Diaz says that the coach admitted to putting the 19-year-old into the game, and that the coach owned up to making the mistake.
[H/T Bro Bible]