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Marfa Head Football Coach Jenkins suspended for rest of season

MARFA- According to the University Interscholastic League, Marfa Head Football Coach Wayland Jenkins has been suspended for the remainder of the football season for violations involving an ineligible player.

In a release the U.I.L. stated: "Marfa High School coach Wayland Jenkins was issued a public reprimand, three years of probation and was suspended for the remainder of football season for violations of eligibility rules, falsifying records or reports and violation of reporting requirements concerning eligibility forms."

U.I.L. Media Coordinator Kate Hector tells NewsWest 9 that Jenkins played the ineligible player in the first six games of the season. The Shorthorns won four of those six games and will forfeit those victories.

This will drop their record from 6-4 to 2-8 on the season.

Marfa will still be eligible for the postseason.

The Shorthorns face Santa Anna this Friday in Grady.

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