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Terry McAuley Named Super Bowl XLVIII Referee

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Terry McAuley talks to former Atlanta Falcons head coach Jim Mora in 2004. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Terry McAuley talks to former Atlanta Falcons head coach Jim Mora in 2004. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

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(CBS) Terry McAuley will serve as the referee for Super Bowl XLVIII, the NFL announced Wednesday.

McAuley, working his third career Super Bowl, will lead the seven-man crew Feb. 2 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J.

The NFL selects its Super Bowl officials using its evaluation system, which grades the officials throughout the season. To work the Super Bowl, officials must be rated in the top tier at their position and they must have at least five years of NFL experience and previous playoff assignments.

McAuley is in his 16th season as an NFL official and has served as a referee since 2001. He previously worked Super Bowl XXXIX and XLIII.

The other officials for Super Bowl XLVIII are:

Umpire: Carl Paganelli (fourth Super Bowl)
Head linesman: Jim Mello
Line judge: Tom Symonette
Field judge: Scott Steenson (second Super Bowl)
Side judge: Dave Wyant
Back judge: Steve Freeman

Earnie Frantz will serve as the replay official and Brian Matoren will be the replay assistant.

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