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Retired NCAA Referees

Referees in this section retired some time prior to the 2008 football season.

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  1. Hello,

    Love the website! Do you have any information on retired NFL officials from the 70’s and 80’s like Ben Dreith, Fred Silva, and my all-time favorite referee, Bob Frederic? Thanks!

    • I worked for Bob Frederic for 12 years in Denver. He owned Colorado’s oldest printing Company. He was a great guy, he passed away a few years back.

  2. Silva and Frederic have passed away. Dreith is in his early 80s and is living a life if retirement. Dreith sued the league for age discrimination accusing the league of grading officials over the age of 60 more harshly than y0unger officials. Dreith won a cash settlement from the league. Silva and Jack Fette also sued the league on the same grounds and split a cash settlement.

    Dreith officiated two Super Bowls and Silva officiated one. Frederic never got the big game.