MEAC Football Referee Shannon Eastin to Officiate NFL Game, First Female in League History

Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference football official Shannon Eastin will make NFL history this Thursday, as she will become the first female to referee an NFL game.

Eastin, the first female referee in the MEAC, will work as one of the league’s replacement referees, who have locked out their normal officiating crews. For one of her more famous calls… (jump ahead to 4:20 to see Eastin’s call.)