We’ll the Super Bowl, I was told is more
popular than Christmas. Alot of people
love sports. I wonder how many people
love playing sports more than watching
or love watching sports more than playing.
Well, I don’t know if I’ll ever know.
Mike Carey was the first African American
to referee the Super Bowl when he
served as the head official Sunday in
Super Bowl between New England, New York
and Glendale , Arizona.
Tony Dungy and Lovie Smith were the
first African American coaches to
lead teams to the Super BOwl. Dungy’s
Colts have won in the NFL, Super Bowl
REferee’s usually don’t get alot of
attention, but Carey’s elevation to
Super BOwl referee changed that. He got
plenty of emails congradulating him.
Carey used to work Pop Warner football
games in California. He was an official
in the Western Athletic Conference in
1985. The NFL hired him as a side judge