Popular referee Ed Hochuli retiring as NFL official after long, successful career
Ed Hochuli is retiring as an official from the NFL, NFL Senior Vice President of Officiating Al Riveron announced Tuesday.
Hochuli had been an NFL official since 1990.
He served as a crew chief for 26 seasons and two Super Bowls.
An attorney based in Phoenix, Hochuli is known for his lengthy explanations of rulings and for his muscular arms.
His son, Shawn Hochuli is also an NFL official. In fact, Shawn was announced by Riveron as one of two new referees in the league on Tuesday.
Shawn has been an NFL back judge since 2014.
Hochuli sometimes clashed with coaches, including former Cardinals... read more