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This article is a list of American football officials who have experience working National Football League (NFL) games.

Note: Years listed refer to season the official began or ended career in the NFL. At the start of the 1998 season, the NFL switched position titles of Back Judge and Field Judge. Prior to 1998, the Field Judge was the deep official in the center of the field, and the Back Judge was deep on the sideline.

Active Officials Retired Officials

A[edit]

  • Brad Allen (2014–present) Referee
  • Barry Anderson (2007–present) Side Judge 2007–2010; Field Judge 2011–2014; Umpire 2015–present

B[edit]

  • Michael Banks (2002–present) Side Judge 2002–2014; Field Judge 2015–present
  • Allen Baynes (2008–present) Side Judge
  • Rusty Baynes (1999, 2010–present) Line Judge
  • Grantis Bell (2020–present) Back Judge
  • Jeff Bergman (1991–present) Line Judge 1991–2015; Head Linesman 2016–2017; Line Judge 2018–present
  • Jerry Bergman Jr. (2002–present) Down Judge
  • Tra Blake (2020–present) Umpire 2020–2021; Referee 2022–present
  • Clete Blakeman (2008–present) Field Judge 2008–2009; Referee 2010–present
  • Brian Bolinger (2017–present) Line Judge
  • Jerome Boger (2004–present) Line Judge 2004–2005; Referee 2006–present
  • Derick Bowers (2003–present) Line Judge 2003; Head Linesman 2004–present
  • Greg Bradley (2009–present) Side Judge 2009; Head Linesman 2010–present
  • Terry Brown (2006–present) Field Judge 2006–2016; Side Judge 2017–present
  • Fred Bryan (2009–present) Umpire
  • Jimmy Buchanan (2009–present) Field Judge

C[edit]

  • Ed Camp (2000–present) Head Linesman
  • Mike Carr (2017–present) Line Judge
  • Gary Cavaletto (2003–present) Field Judge 2003–2014; Side Judge 2015–present
  • Maia Chaka (2021–present) Line judge 2021–present
  • Boris Cheek (1996–present) Back Judge 1996–1997; Field Judge 1998–2010, 2012–2013, 2015; Side Judge 2011, 2014, 2016–present
  • Carl Cheffers (2000–present) Side Judge 2000–2007; Referee 2008–present
  • Land Clark (2018–present) Field Judge 2018–2019; Referee 2020–present
  • Kevin Codey (2015–present) Line Judge
  • James Coleman (2005–present) Side Judge 2005–2015, 2017–present; Field Judge 2016
  • Walt Coleman IV (2015–present) Side Judge

D[edit]

  • Ryan Dickson (2017–present) Side Judge
  • Lee Dyer (2003–present) Field Judge 2003–2004; Back Judge 2005–present

E[edit]

  • Scott Edwards (1999–present) Field Judge 1999–2013; Side Judge 2014–present
  • Roy Ellison (2003–present) Umpire
  • Alan Eck (2016–present) Side Judge 2016; Umpire 2017–present

F[edit]

  • Keith Ferguson (2000–present) Back Judge
  • Dan Ferrell (2003–present) Umpire
  • Brad Freeman (2014–present) Field Judge 2014–2016; Side Judge 2017–present
  • Steve Freeman (2001–present) Field Judge 2001; Back Judge 2002–present

G[edit]

  • Greg Gautreaux (2002–present) Field Judge 2002–2014, 2017–present; Side Judge 2015–2016
  • Ramon George (2016–present) Umpire

H[edit]

  • Eugene Hall (2014–present) Field Judge
  • Rich Hall (2004–present) Umpire
  • Laird Hayes (1995–present) Side Judge
  • Scott Helverson (2003–present) Back Judge
  • Adrian Hill (2010–present) Line Judge 2010–2013; Field Judge 2014–2016; Side Judge 2017–2018; Referee 2019–present
  • Tom Hill (1999–present) Side Judge 1999–2015; Field Judge 2016–present
  • Mark Hittner (1997–present) Head Linesman
  • Ed Hochuli (NFL Back Judge 1990–91 Referee 1992 to 2017) Uniform Number 85
  • Shawn Hochuli (2014–present) Side Judge 2014; Back Judge 2015–2017; Referee 2018–present
  • Buddy Horton (1999–present) Back Judge 1999–2002; Field Judge 2003–present
  • Jim Howey (1999–present) Back Judge 1999–2008; Field Judge 2009–2011; Head Linesman 2012–present
  • John Hussey (2002–present) Line Judge 2002–2014; Referee 2015–present

I[edit]

J[edit]

  • John Jenkins (2014–present) Field Judge
  • Carl Johnson (20012009; 2013–present) Line Judge; Vice President of Officiating 2010–2012
  • Ken Jurca (2009–present) Umpire

K[edit]

L[edit]

  • Jeff Lamberth (2002–present) Field Judge 2002, 2013; Side Judge 2003–2012, 2014–present
  • Joe Larrew (2002–present) Side Judge 2002–2016; Field Judge 2017–present
  • Bart Longson (2015–present) Line Judge
  • Jon Lucivansky (2009–present) Field Judge 2009–2014, 2017–present; Side Judge 2015–2016

M[edit]

  • Wayne Mackie (2007–present) Head Linesman
  • Clay Martin (2015–present) Umpire 2015–2017; Referee 2018–present
  • Julian Mapp (2009–present) Head Linesman 2009–2011; Line Judge 2012–present
  • Rich Martinez (2014–present) Back Judge
  • John McGrath (2002–present) Head Linesman
  • Dana McKenzie (2008–present) Head Linesman 2008–2015; Line Judge 2016–present
  • Phil McKinnely (2002–present) Head Linesman
  • Jim Mello (2004–present) Head Linesman
  • David Meslow (2011–present) Field Judge
  • Greg Meyer (2002–present) Field Judge 2002; Side Judge 2003–2015; Back Judge 2016–present
  • Tony Michalek (2002–present) Umpire
  • Terrence Miles (2008–present) Back Judge
  • Jonah Monroe (2015–present) Side Judge

N[edit]

  • Bryan Neale (2014–present) Umpire
  • Scott Novak (2014–present) Side Judge 2014–2016; Field Judge 2017–2018; Referee 2019–present

O[edit]

  • David Oliver (2017–present) Down Judge

P[edit]

  • Carl Paganelli (1999–present) Umpire
  • Dino Paganelli (2006–present) Back Judge
  • Perry Paganelli (1998–present) Back Judge
  • Steve Patrick (2014–present) Back Judge
  • Rick Patterson (1995–present) Side Judge 1995–2014; Field Judge 2015–present
  • Kent Payne (2004–present) Head Linesman 2004–2016; Line Judge 2017–present
  • Mark Pellis (2014–present) Umpire
  • Mark Perlman (20002001, 2003–present) Line Judge (was on medical leave during the 2002 NFL season)
  • Jerod Phillips (2016–present) Head Linesman
  • Tim Podraza (2008–present) Line Judge
  • Dyrol Prioleau (2007–present) Side Judge 2007, 2016–present; Field Judge 2008–2015
  • Todd Prukop (2009–present) Back Judge

Q[edit]

  • Jim Quirk Jr. (2010–present) Field Judge 2010–2012; Back Judge 2013–present

R[edit]

  • Mearl Robinson (2017–present) Field Judge
  • Brad Rogers (2017–present) Field Judge 2017–2018, Referee 2019
  • Doug Rosenbaum (2001–present) Side Judge 2001–2003, 2012–2013; Field Judge 2004–2011, 2014–present
  • Jimmy Russell (2019–present) Side Judge

S[edit]

  • Aaron Santi (2015–present) Field Judge
  • Bill Schuster (2000–present) Umpire
  • Jeff Seeman (2002–present) Line Judge
  • Dale Shaw (2013–present) Back Judge 2013–2015; Field Judge 2016–present
  • Danny Short (2017–present) Line Judge
  • Shawn Smith (2015–present) Umpire 2015–2017, Referee 2018–present
  • Mike Spanier (1999–present) Line Judge 1999–2016; Down Judge 2017–present
  • Greg Steed (2003–present) Back Judge
  • Mark Steinkerchner (1994–present) Line Judge
  • Steve Stelljes (2002–present) Head Linesman
  • Tom Stephan (1999–present) Line Judge
  • Bruce Stritesky (2006–present) Umpire
  • Tom Symonette (2004–present) Line Judge 2004–2016; Down Judge 2017–present

T[edit]

  • Sarah Thomas (2015–present) Line Judge 2015–2016; Down Judge 2017–present
  • Ronald Torbert (2010–present) Side Judge 2010–2013; Referee 2014–present
  • Pat Turner (2014–present) Head Linesman

U[edit]

V[edit]

  • Rob Vernatchi (2004–present) Side Judge 2004, 2013–present; Field Judge 2005–2009; Back Judge 2010–2012
  • Tony Veteri Jr. (1992–present) Head Linesman
  • Bill Vinovich (20012006; 2012–present) Side Judge 2001–2003; Referee 2004–2006, 2012–present

W[edit]

  • Bob Waggoner (1997–present) Field Judge 1997, 2010–2014; Back Judge 1998–2009; Side Judge 2015–present
  • Ed Walker (2014–present) Line Judge 2014; Head Linesman 2015–present
  • Jabir Walker (2015–present) Field Judge 2015–2016; Side Judge 2017–present
  • Undrey Wash (2000–present) Umpire
  • Keith Washington (2008–present) Side Judge
  • Mike Weatherford (2002–present) Side Judge 2002–2014; Field Judge 2015–present
  • Greg Wilson (2008–present) Side Judge 2008; Back Judge 2009–present
  • Steve Woods (2017–present) Umpire
  • Craig Wrolstad (2003–present) Field Judge 2003–2013; Referee 2014–present

X[edit]

Y[edit]

  • Greg Yette (2010–present) Back Judge

Z[edit]

  • Steve Zimmer (1997–present) Back Judge 1997; Field Judge 1998–present

A[edit]

B[edit]

C[edit]

D[edit]

E[edit]

F[edit]

  • Jack Fette (19661987) Line Judge
  • Dr Edward Fiffick (1970s—1980s) Back Judge
  • Tom Fincken (19842007) Side Judge
  • Bruce Finlayson 19611974 Head Linesman 1961–72; Line Judge 1973–74
  • Bob Finley 19601970 Umpire, Referee
  • Walt Fitzgerald 19611970 Referee
  • John Fouch 19601979 Back Judge
  • Ruben Fowler (2006–2020) Umpire
  • Bob Frederic (19651987) Back Judge 1965–1970; Referee 1971–1987
  • Dick Ferguson (19741985) Side Judge

G[edit]

H[edit]

I[edit]

J[edit]

K[edit]

  • Jim Kearney (19781996) Back Judge
  • John Keck (19721996) Umpire
  • Tom Kelleher (19601987) Back Judge
  • Stan Kemp (19861992) Side Judge 1986–1990; Referee 1991–1992
  • George Kennard 19701971 Umpire
  • Frank Kirkland 19631974 Field Judge
  • Grover Klemmer (1955–1981) Head Linesman 1955–1966, Back Judge 1967–1977, Side Judge 1978–1981
  • Bernie Kukar (19842005) Field Judge 1984–1990; Referee 1991–2005

L[edit]

  • Gary Lane (19821999) Side Judge 1982–1991, 1998–1999; Referee 1992–1997
  • Joe Larrew (2002–2021) Side Judge 2002–2016; Field Judge 2017–2021
  • Bob Lawing (19972009) Field Judge 1997; Back Judge 1998–2009
  • Bill Leavy (19952014) Field Judge 1995–1997; Back Judge 1998–2000; Referee 2001–2014
  • Cal Lepore (19661980) Head Linesman 1966–1973; Referee 1974–1980
  • Darryll Lewis (19972014) Line Judge
  • Dean Look (19722002) Line Judge 1972–1977; Side Judge 1978–2002
  • Bill Lovett (19902007) Back Judge 1990–1997; Field Judge 1998–2007
  • Phil Luckett (19912007) Field Judge 1991–1996; Referee 1997–2000; Back Judge 2001–2005, 2007 (On leave for 2006 NFL season)
  • Frank Luzar (19601974) Field Judge

M[edit]

  • Gil Mace (19741989) Line Judge 1974–1975, Head Linesman 1976–1979, Side Judge 1980–1989
  • Wayne Mackie (20072016) Head Linesman
  • Carl Madsen (1997–2021) Umpire 1997–2008, Replay Official 2009–2021 (Passed away during 2021 season)
  • Ed Marion (19601987) Head Linesman
  • Ron Marinucci (19972017) Line Judge
  • Jerry Markbreit (19761998) Line Judge 1976; Referee 1977–1998
  • Vern Marshall (19761988) Back Judge; Line Judge
  • Terry McAulay (19982017) Side Judge 1998–2000; Referee 2001–2017; NBC Sports rules analyst 2018–present
  • Gordon McCarter (19671995) Line Judge 1967; Back Judge 1968–1973; Referee 1974–1995
  • John McDonough (19601973) Referee
  • Bob McElwee (19762002) Line Judge 1976–1979; Referee 1980–2002
  • John McGrath (2002–2021) Head Linesman 2002–2016, Replay Official 2017–2021
  • Art McNally (19591967) Field Judge; Referee; Director of Officiating 1968–1990; Assistant Supervisor of Officials 1996–present
  • Tim Millis (19882001) Back Judge 1988–1997; Field Judge 1998–2001
  • Ben Montgomery (19822003) Line Judge 1982–1983, 1992–2003; Umpire 1984–1991
  • Bob Moore
  • Pete Morelli (1997–2018) Back Judge 1997; Field Judge 1998–2002; Referee 2003–2018
  • Joe Muha (19561971) Umpire
  • George Murphy (19601977) Head Linesman

N[edit]

O[edit]

  • Bill O'Brien (19651983) Field Judge
  • Don Orr (19711995) Line Judge, Side Jude, Field Judge
  • James (Jim) Osborne (1976–1982) Judge

P[edit]

Q[edit]

R[edit]

  • Jack Reader (19701973) Referee; Assistant Supervisor of Officials 1974–2007
  • Richard Reels (19932012) Back Judge
  • George Rennix (19521970) Referee
  • Bob Rice (19681987) Side Judge 1968–1987; Assistant Supervisor of Officials 1989–1996 [3]
  • Jeff Rice (1995–2020) Umpire
  • Alberto Riveron (20042012) Side Judge 2004–2007; Referee 2008–2012; Vice President of Officiating 2017–present
  • Sanford Rivers (1989–2003) Head Linesman
  • Howard Roe (19841996) Line Judge 1984–1988; Referee 1989–1996
  • Larry Rose (1997–2013) Side Judge
  • Doug Rosenbaum (2001–2016) Side Judge 2001–2003, 2012–2013; Field Judge 2004–2011, 2014–2016
  • Jimmy Russell (2001–current) Side Judge 2019, Back Judge 2020-current

S[edit]

  • Tony Sacco (1957–1974) Umpire
  • Steve Sadowski (20122018) Umpire
  • Jim Saracino (19952008) Back Judge 1995–1997; Field Judge 1998–2008
  • Norm Schachter (19541975) Referee
  • John Schleyer (19902009) Head Linesman
  • Bill Schmitz (19892009) Field Judge 1989–1997; Back Judge 1998–2009
  • Jerry Seeman (19751990) Head Linesman 1975–1978; Referee 1979–1990; Senior Director of Officiating 19912001
  • Tom Sifferman (19862008) Back Judge 1986–1997; Field Judge 1998–2008
  • Fred Silva (19671988) Line Judge 1967; Back Judge 1968–1969; Referee 1969–1988
  • Frank Sinkovitz (19581983) Umpire
  • Tony Skover (19641974) Field Judge
  • George A Sladky, Sr (1986–1991) Replay Official
  • Gary Slaughter (19962007) Head Linesman
  • Howard Slavin (1987–1999) Side Judge 1987–1999; Replay Official 1999–present
  • Billy Smith (1994–2013) Back Judge 1994–2013; Replay Official 2014–present
  • Bill Spyksma (19952002; 20042006)
  • Tom Stabile (19952014) Head Linesman
  • Scott Steenson (1991–2013) Back Judge 1991–1997; Field Judge 1998–2013
  • Mark Steinkerchner (1994–2021) Line Judge
  • Tom Stephan (1999–present) Line Judge
  • Gene Steratore (20032017) Field Judge 2003–2005; Referee 2006–2017; NFL on CBS rules analyst 2018–present
  • Charles Stewart (19922009) Line Judge
  • Rex Stuart (19841997) Umpire
  • Bill Summers 19671971 Line Judge
  • Bill Swanson (19651977) Line Judge 1965–1967, 1970–1977; Umpire 1968–1969
  • Fred Swearingen (19601980) Field Judge 1960–1969, 1975–1980; Referee 1970–1974
  • Tom Symonette (2004–2020) Line Judge 2004–2016; Down Judge 2017–2020

T[edit]

U[edit]

V[edit]

  • Jack Vaughan (19762000) Back Judge
  • Rob Vernatchi (2004–2016) Side Judge 2004, 2013–present; Field Judge 2005–2009; Back Judge 2010–2016
  • Jack Vest 19651971 Referee 1966–71
  • Tony Veteri Sr. (19601983) Head Linesman
  • Tony Veteri Jr. (1992–2016) Head Linesman

W[edit]

  • Bob Waggoner (1997–2016) Field Judge 1997, 2010–2014; Back Judge 1998–2009; Side Judge 2015–2016
  • Ed Walker (2014–2017) Line Judge 2014; Head Linesman 2015–2017
  • Undrey Wash (2000–2016) Umpire
  • Don Wedge (19721996) Back Judge 1972–1975, 1979–1996; Referee 1976–1978
  • Mike Weir (20022013) Field Judge
  • Samuel A. Weiss (19421950)
  • Gordon A. Wells (19721993) Umpire
  • Tom White (19892005) Head Linesman 1989; Referee 1990–2005
  • Banks Williams (19781994) Back Judge
  • Steve Wilson (19992009) Umpire
  • Ron Winter (19952013) Line Judge 1995–1997; Referee 1998–2013
  • Paul Weidner (1986–2021) Head Linesman 1986–2008, Replay Official (2009–2021)
  • Bob Wortman (19661992) Field Judge
  • David Wyant (19912013) Side Judge
  • Fred Wyant (19661992) Line Judge 1966–1970, 1990–1992; Referee 1971–1989

X[edit]

Y[edit]

Z[edit]

  • Steve Zimmer (1997–2021) Back Judge 1997; Field Judge 1998–2021

See also

References