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ODESSA (AP) – A 22-year-old man accused of posing as a high school basketball player in Texas was released from jail Wednesday.

Guerdwich Montimere posted $500 bond a day after he was arrested on a charge of failure to identify himself to a police officer, said Ector County sheriff’s Sgt. Debbie Bruce.

School officials said Montimere admitting calling himself Jerry Joseph, and claiming to be a 16-year-old sophomore when leading Permian High School to the state playoffs. Permian is the same school made famous in the American football movie “Friday Night Lights.”

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