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Kickoff 2013: The officials by the numbers



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It is time to kick off the new football season! Here are some numbers for all of the zebra watchers out there. Enjoy!

Designed and researched by Ben Austro.

Sources: NFL Record and Fact Book (2013, 2008, 2000); (Coleman, Freeman, McKinnely); Football Zebras, “Officiating crews for the 2013 season“; Referee Magazine; Our Sports Central;; Football Zebras research.

Images: Maxwell Football Club (McNally); National Association of Sports Officials (Seeman); Fox Sports (Pereira); NFL (Johnson, Blandino, Freeman, McKinnely); Fox 40 International, Inc. (whistle); North Carolina Air Guard (Coleman), U.S. Air Force (McAulay).