Robert Thomas Dooley, Jr., 1934 - 2018
Tom Dooley, a 14-year NFL line judge and referee, died May 9. He was 83.
Dooley joined the NFL as a line judge in 1978, and became a referee in 1981, replacing the retired Cal Lepore.
To the best of my knowledge, Dooley is the only
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,
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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