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,
The Football Zebras staff -- with the assistance of our affiliated forum, Behind the Football Stripes -- has examined the Super Bowls of years past for the work of the officials who, in a given year, achieve the honor of the best of the best. While every team competes for
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Former NFL referee still giving them the business at age 90
February 1, 2015 was a big day for former AFL and NFL referee Ben Dreith.Â He celebrated nine decades on earth by watching Super Bowl XLIX.Â Dreith, who lives in Denver, was profiled by a local television