Kirk Cousins Shoves Volunteer Official At Charity Flag Football Game (Video)
Washington Redskins QB Kirk Cousins is a fiery competitor. He’s shown that on and off the field many times, especially with his now infamous ‘You Like That’ rant after having a monster game one year.
That competitiveness may have went a little too far when he was video’d shoving a volunteer official during a charity football game. And according to people who witnessed, he was legit upset and wasn’t joking.
“A witness who was on the field at the time reports Cousins went apoplectic about the umpire not being able to quickly spot the ball for his team’s attempt at a game-winning touchdown. That umpire—who we’re told is a lawn service superintendent named Jacob Williams—wagged his finger at Cousins, who we’re told was “super pissed” about the delay in spotting the football. A witness who was on the field at the time insists Cousins was legitimately mad and not just playing it up for show.”
— Deadspin (@Deadspin) February 5, 2017
The official that was pushed has now spoken out about the incident:
I’m the official that Cousins shoved. He was fired up because he was losing and running out of time. Then the other team knocked the ball away while I was trying to set it for play. He wanted me to flag him for swatting it, but what he doesn’t know is that we were enforcing another penalty and it was going to give him another down. He never apologized or even showed any kind of regret. That’s ok though… everyone else gets to see how he is”