Sarah Thomas is the first woman to be a full-time referee in the N.F.L.

Sarah Thomas is an American football official
Sarah Thomas

Sarah Thomas is an American football official who is currently wearing uniform number 53 for the National Football League. She worked as a line judge before Thomas began her N.F.L. career. She has been a deputy judge since 2017. That means she lines up along the line of scrimmage and watches for, among other items, defensive backs on receivers outside the bar for offside and improper touch.

Sarah Age

Her exact birth date is not known. Most definitely, she’s in her 40s. She has American citizenship and belongs to a mixed race.

Sarah Thomas Height & Weight

She stands tall at the height of 5 ft 5 or 1.65 m or 165 cm. She weighs around 121 lbs or 55 Kilograms. She has lovely dark brown eyes and blonde hair. 34-26-39 inches are her body measurements.

Sarah Thomas

Sarah Thomas Salary

Thomas is a Trained N.F.L. Referee, and when it comes to annual earnings, she falls under that category. N.F.L. officials with full-time contracts make between $4,000-$5,000 per game. They would receive $10,000 per game if they were to officiate in the Super Bowl playoffs.

As an N.F.L. official, Sarah Thomas is the highest paying female referee, taking up to $250,000 a year. This is a lot more than the N.F.L. female referee average. For a female N.F.L. official, the average annual salary is $75,000 a year.

She was born into a family of sportsmen. The Pittsburgh Pirates drafted her paternal uncle, and her father, Jill Upton, coached the U.S.A. World University Games basketball team in 1973, a squad that included legendary Tennessee coach Pat Summitt. At the University of Mobile (Ala.), Thomas, who has two brothers, played college basketball, then entered a local men’s team. But she said she got the boot after three years because she was female.

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