Thursday, September 27, 2012


According to their new contract, next year NFL referees will ear an average of $173,000.  They also get a generous retirement package.  This is for a job where they work 20 weekends a year and that's it.

The important question:  How do I get a job as a referee?



  1. Though I'm not a follower of any professional spoort and judging only based on what I hear from folks who are fans, one doesn't even need to really know the rules or even be able to see to get the job.

  2. You asked how to get a job as a ref?

    Step 1: Be blind.