For NFL fans who do not know, Sarah Thomas was hired in 2015 by the NFL and she is the first full-time female referee in league history. Sarah is not the first woman to referee an NFL game as a woman named Shannon Eastin worked a NFL game in 2012 when the regular refs were on strike. So NFL fans can see what she looks like, here is a slideshow of the hottest photos of Sarah Thomas the first full-time female referee in NFL history.
Sarah Thomas was born in Pascagoula, Minnissippi in 1973. So she is 42 years old for the 2015 NFL season. Sarah is an athlete herself as she went to college at the University of Mobile on a basketball scholarship. Sarah Thomas is married and she has three children, two sons and a daughter. She has two brothers who both played football in high school and are now both college football officials.
After graduating college with a degree in communications, Sarah Thomas wanted to continue some type of career in sports so she started officiating at grade school and then high school football games. After working a high school championship game, Sarah got a call in 2007 from retired NFL referee Gerry Austin who had taken over as head of officials for Conference USA. Austin hired Sarah Thomas and she started working college football games.
On April 2, 2015, the NFL called Sarah Thomas and notified her that she was being hired as a line judge for the 2015 season. On September 13, 2015, Sarah Thomas worked her first NFL game at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas. When she is not officiating at NFL games, Sarah Thomas works as a pharmaceutical sales rep.
Hope you enjoy the hottest photos of Sarah Thomas in the slideshow. Watch for Sarah during the 2015 NFL season at the games she is working. Sarah is technically a line judge at NFL games.