Marcell Young’s hit on B.C. Lions fan sparks online debate

B.C. Lions defensive back Marcell Young’s devastating hit on an unsuspecting fan who ran onto the field during Saturday night’s game at B.C. Place has sparked an online debate about the player’s actions.

Some saw the hit as justified while others criticized the player for taking advantage of the situation and potentially injuring the fan. Young’s Twitter feed featured several people taking him to task for the hit.

https://twitter.com/GoingUpRiver/status/1008537908364566528

https://twitter.com/WIYILAND1/status/1008386762799046656

That said, much of the prevailing wisdom seemed to support Young’s actions, given that the interloper wasn’t supposed to be there.

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