NFL divides up leadership roles in the officiating department

Officiating administration has been undergoing a shift in the offseason, and the NFL announced its changes for management of the officiating department. Former referee Walt Anderson and former assistant coach Perry Fewell were previously announced as senior vice presidents in the officiating channel, but now there is a little more

Officiating crews for the 2020 XFL season

Professional football continues under the banner of the XFL, which begins its inaugural season Feb. 8, just six days after Super Bowl LIV. The XFL uses the 8-person mechanics of the NCAA and has 48 officials from Football Bowl Subdivision conferences on six crews. This differs from the NFL in that

Officiating moments of the 2010s, part 3

From the highlights to the lowlights, the past decade has been full of news, advancements, and controversies in the world of NFL officiating. We live in a very different world we lived in just ten years ago. Without further ado, from the game-changing calls to the broken glass-ceilings, and from

Officiating moments of the 2010s, part 2

Embed from Getty Images From the highlights to the lowlights, the past decade has been full of news, advancements, and controversies in the world of NFL officiating. We live in a very different world we lived in just ten years ago. Without further ado, from the game-changing calls to the broken

Officiating moments of the 2010s, part 1

Embed from Getty Images From the highlights to the lowlights, the past decade has been full of news, advancements, and controversies in the world of NFL officiating. We live in a very different world we lived in just ten years ago. Without further ado, from the game-changing calls to the broken

2019 college football conference championship referee assignments

Football Zebras will be posting the crew assignments for the 2019 college football conference championships. Assignments are handled by each conference. Depending on the procedures for each conference, crews are usually eligible for bowl games. All times listed are Eastern. indicates an official that is in the NFL's officiating development pool,

Scorecard of the 2019 NFL Spring Meeting

Below are the items under consideration by the owners at their 2019 Spring Meeting in Key Biscayne, Fla. Playing rules Modify overtime to use the opening coin toss to determine overtime options, ensure possession by both teams, and eliminate in preseason -- TABLED to next year, after being tabled from March Via