The NFL referee prospect bench is deep, after a high rate of turnover in the last five years.
The Hula Bowl is forging a landmark in officiating as a crew of all women will take the field for the 2023 contest.
The NFL honors Wayne Mackie in its largest class of development officials.
COVID-19 leaves the officiating off-season up in the air.
The Alliance of American Football uses the 8-person mechanics of the NCAA and has 48 officials from Football Bowl Subdivision conferences on six crews.