A junior college football game in Mississippi was forced to be called after both teams erupted into a massive brawl just before halftime on Thursday night. You can see video of the fight above.
According to The Commercial Dispatch‘s Scott Walters, No. 3 East Mississippi Community College was leading Mississippi Delta 48-0 just before halftime when EMCC called a couple of timeouts to get the ball back. That’s when the fight broke out, as both benches cleared, trash cans were being thrown and players were running all around the field after each other.
Law enforcement had to step in to help stop the fight, and the game was ultimately called due to “violent ejections” for both teams.
As EMCC coach Buddy Stephens explained, the bad blood started before the game and continued throughout the first half: