Frederick "Fritz" Graf, 1922-2017
Former NFL field judge, Fritz Graf, who called four Super Bowls, and was on the field for The Ice Bowl, died November 29, at the age of 94. At the time of his death, we think he was the oldest surviving official.
Graf was a native of Akron,
We've all seen those late season brutally cold games.Â The coaches are wearing layers.Â The players sit on heated benches and warm their hands in front of red-hot blowers.Â The players enjoy those luxuries when they are on the bench, but for the official, he never comes out of the