Referee Clay Martin, who entered quarantine two weeks ago prior to a Monday night game he was scheduled to officiate, has been hospitalized in Tulsa, Okla., near his hometown. Martin has been on the league's covid list, according to a report on Dec. 21 in the Tulsa World, after he was
Football Zebras is obtaining the officiating assignments to the 2020-21 bowl games and reporting them here. In a normal year, the Power Five conferences receive five bowls, other conferences receive three, with a fourth assignment rotated annually. Several bowls scheduled for this season have been canceled due to the coronavirus
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has instructed the officiating department to take a closer look at roughing the passer fouls -- both called and uncalled -- in order to provide more consistency and protection to the quarterback position. The officiating department is looking at two ways to adjust mechanics that recognize
Football Zebras will be posting the crew assignments for the 2020 college football conference championships as they are confirmed. Assignments are handled by each conference. Depending on the procedures for each conference, crews are may eligible for bowl games. All times listed are Eastern. indicates an official that is in the
We recognize with profound respect all those who have served our country on this day, and we salute the veterans on the NFL officiating staff. http://gty.im/1190306201 LJ59 Rusty Baynes, U.S. Marine Corps, 1988-94 http://gty.im/1228501615 LJ44 SSgt. Frank LeBlanc, Texas Army National Guard, 1983-2004 http://gty.im/1183900979 FJ109 Dyrol Prioleau, U.S. Air Force, 1982-2005 http://gty.im/1182936234 SJ31 Tech Sgt. Mearl Robinson, U.S.
Javon Wims, the Bears receiver who was ejected or fighting in Sunday's game against the Saints, has lost his appeal of a 2-game suspension. Wims started landing what would be described as haymakers if not for the fact that Saints cornerback Chauncey Gardner-Johnson was wearing a helmet. It appeared to be