Tue. Mar 9th, 2021

Thomas has been selected to be part of the officiating crew for Super Bowl LV in Tampa, Florida on February 7, according to the NFL, thus becoming the first woman in history to do so. She will be the down judge in the crew of eight officials, the league announced on Tuesday.

“Sarah Thomas has made history again as the first female Super Bowl official,” NFL Executive Vice President of Football Operations, Troy Vincent, Sr. said in a statement.

“Her elite performance and commitment to excellence has earned her the right to officiate the Super Bowl. Congratulations to Sarah on this well-deserved honor.”


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