SUPER BOWL LII OFFICIALS
STERATORE will lead the
seven-person crew of on-field game officials selected to work Super Bowl LII on
Sunday, February 4 at U.S. Bank Stadium, the NFL announced today.
The other members
of the Super Bowl LII officiating crew are ROY
ELLISON (umpire), JERRY
BERGMAN (down judge), BYRON BOSTON (line judge), TOM HILL (field
judge), SCOTT EDWARDS (side judge), and PERRY PAGANELLI (back
judge). Collectively, the Super Bowl LII officiating crew has 127 years of NFL
officiating experience and 101 combined playoff game assignments.
Steratore, in his 15th
season as an NFL game official, entered the league in 2003 as a field judge and
was promoted to referee in 2006. He has officiated 11 playoff games, including
two conference championships. He was the alternate referee for Super Bowl XLIV.
Under the NFL
officiating program's evaluation system, officials must be rated in the top
tier at their position to be eligible for the Super Bowl. They must have at
least five years of NFL experience and previous playoff assignments.
PAUL WEIDNER is the replay official.
Bergman are officiating in their first Super Bowl. Previously, both were
alternates (Steratore in XLIV; Bergman in 50.) Boston (XXXIV and XLVII) and
Hill (XL and XLIX) will officiate their third Super Bowl. Ellison (XLIII), Edwards
(50) and Paganelli (XLI) will work their second Super Bowl. Edwards was also an
alternate in Super Bowl XLVIII.
SUPER BOWL LII OFFICIATING CREW
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