Football May Be Back…And So Too Is Referee Ed Hochuli [VIDEO]
As we now rapidly approach the 2011 NFL Football Season, many are celebrating that their favorite team and/or players are about to return the gridiron. But what about those we rarely notice on the field? Those like the chain-gang, camera crew, and even the referees. While many with the stripes often on go unnoticed on the field, one man rarely does…Referee Ed Hochuli.The referee known for his massive arms and tight shirt has become a fixture in the National Football League. I can recall being at a Saints game and when they introduced Hochuli to the crowd, the dome erupted in cheers and boos. Perhaps he is the most beloved/hated ref in the league. Well, here is a little tribute to the world’s strongest ref as we celebrate the return of the NFL today.