If you watch NFL football, you have probably noticed the constant criticisms and complaints about referees. As a fan, you also expect them to be Continue Reading
How Fit Do Football Officials Need to Be?
There are many reasons why referees in the NFLCFB are incredibly physically fit. The games they call require players to run for 35 yards per Continue Reading
How Are NFL Referee Assignments Made?
The NFL is well known for using a rotating crew to keep the game flowing, but how are referees assigned to different games? This article Continue Reading
Which Is More Popular – The NFL Or College Football?
In our debate between college and professional football, college has an advantage over the NFL in several ways. For one, the popularity of college football Continue Reading
The Role of a Referee in Football
The role of an NFL referee is different than an amateur umpire’s. The referee, in the NFL, sits behind the offensive team and favors the Continue Reading
Are NFL Football Fields Padded?
The football game is not without its risk of knee injuries, so is it any surprise that NFL football fields are padded? A question that Continue Reading
Trends in Officiating Accuracy and How Technology Has Affected NFL Referees
We all know that NFL referees can be incredibly unreliable. This article looks at trends in officiating accuracy and how technology has affected them. While Continue Reading
How Much Does an NFL Referee Receive in Salary?
If you’re wondering: How much does an NFL referee make? Well, the average salary for an NFL referee is $205,000, more than many doctors make Continue Reading
How Do Football Referees Know Where the Ball Ended Up?
How do referees know where the ball ended up in a football game? A lot depends on the type of play. Double action plays, for Continue Reading
How to Become an NFL Referee
Typically, NFL officials spend five to 10 years in high schools or colleges. Five years in college is considered the top level for new officials. Continue Reading