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Holy Humuhumunukunukuapua’a! Hochuli heads to Hawaii



probowlWe have learned from former officiating supervisor Jim Daopoulos (@RefereeJimD) that Ed Hochuli will travel to the Big Island to officiate this year’s Pro Bowl.

Rich Reels and Don Carlsen have already announced their retirement at the conclusion of the season. A parting gift of a Hawaiian vacation — and $5,000 for working the game — is not too shabby.

The roster:

      Yr. Crew College Occupation
R 85 Ed Hochuli 23 Hochuli Texas-El Paso attorney
U 40 Butch Hannah 14 Anderson Middle Tennessee State retired federal probation officer
HL 26 Mark Baltz 24 Carey Ohio sales consultant
LJ 90 Mike Spanier 14 Coleman St Cloud State middle school principal
FJ 82 Buddy Horton 14 Blakeman Oregon State water service worker
SJ 39 Don Carlsen 24 Morelli Cal State-Chico retired county school superintendent
BJ 126 Don Carey 18 Hochuli California-Riverside contract manager
ALT 83 Richard Reels 20 Riveron Chicago State director of security, court services

Ben Austro is the editor and founder of Football Zebras and the author of So You Think You Know Football?: The Armchair Ref's Guide to the Official Rules (on sale now)

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