A Female Referee? Well, it’s about !*($#% TIME !!!

 

 
From Sarah Thomas, a Mississippi native:

“I do honor the fact that many people consider me a trailblazer, but I’ve been doing this because I love it. When you’re out there officiating, the guys don’t think of me as a female. They want me to be just like them – just be an official.”

 
 
However this is the part that got my attention the most:

“But my goal has always been to be the best line judge I could be.”

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Washington Redskins Ring of Fame, Dave Butz, 1975-1989

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Once upon a time in rural Alabama, there was a big farm boy name Dave, and he became one of the best NFL football players ever, durable, only missed 4 games in 16 years. When he retired, he was already a legend with the HTTR Hard-core Hogs. Continue reading