Alan Eck
Born (1969-03-08) March 8, 1969 (age 54)
Williamsport, PA
EducationBloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
OccupationNFL official (2016–present)

Alan A. Eck (born March 8, 1969) is an American football official in the National Football League (NFL) since the 2016 NFL season, wearing uniform number 76.[1]


Eck officiated in the Big 12 Conference and the Mountain West Conference.[2] Prior to officiating, Eck was a quarterback for the Bloomsburg University Huskies, where he holds the school record for most pass completions in a season with 194.[2][3]

Eck was hired by the NFL in 2016 as a side judge. He was reassigned to the umpire position in 2017, and was promoted to referee for the start of the 2023 NFL season following the retirement of Jerome Boger.[3]

2023 Crew


Personal life

Eck resides in Cumming, Georgia. Outside of the NFL, Eck is an indirect tax manager for a Kennesaw, Georgia-based construction and civil engineering company.[3]


  1. ^ "Alan Eck". Pro Football Reference. Retrieved 2023-03-20.
  2. ^ a b "Williamsport native makes name for himself as NFL ref". Williamsport Sun-Gazette. 2022-02-17. Retrieved 2023-03-20.
  3. ^ a b c "Alan Eck promoted to NFL referee". Football Zebras. 2023-03-03. Retrieved 2023-03-20.
  4. ^ Austro, Ben (2023-06-27). "Officiating crews for the 2023 season". Football Zebras. Retrieved 2023-08-09.