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Texas A&M cuts ties with football assistant who hit opposing players

Texas A&M cuts ties with football assistant who hit opposing players

Texas A&M student assistant coach Mike Richardson was not allowed back on the sideline after halftime during Monday's Liberty Bowl, in which the Aggies defeated West Virginia, 45-37. Richardson was caught on camera appearing to intentionally strike two Mountaineer players on separate plays during the first half, shoving cornerback Daryl Worley in the back of the head and hitting running back Andrew Buie's facemask with his elbow. Buie had been dragged out of bounds while carrying the ball. Worley's momentum while defending against an incomplete pass brought him onto the Aggies' sideline. Texas A&M Coach Kevin Sumlin said he learned of the incidents at halftime and...

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