ONE NEW REFEREE, 10 FIRST-YEAR NFL OFFICIALS AMONG 2015 CLASS
The NFL roster of game officials for the 2015 season will include one new referee and 10 first-year NFL officials among the group of 122, the league announced today.
Veteran NFL official JOHN HUSSEY has been promoted to referee to replace BILL LEAVY, who will join the NFL officiating staff as a supervisor. Hussey has spent the past 13 seasons as a line judge and has officiated in nine playoff games, including Super Bowl XLV.
“John Hussey has proven to be an outstanding official and we expect that to continue as he moves to the referee position,” said NFL Vice President of Officiating DEAN BLANDINO.
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