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William F. "Bill" Carollo is an American football official in the National Football League (NFL) since 1989, wearing the uniform number 63. Carollo has officiated in two Super Bowls (1996 and 2003) and six conference championship games (1995, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2005 and 2007) In American football, an official is a person who has some responsibility in enforcing the rules and maintaining the order of the game. ... The National Football League (NFL) is the largest and most prestigious professional American football league, consisting of thirty-two teams from American cities and regions. ... The winning Super Bowl team receives the Vince Lombardi Trophy. ...


Carollo is a native of Wisconsin and attended Brookfield Central High School in Brookfield, Wisconsin and later graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) in 1974 with a degree in industrial relations. At UWM, Carollo played quarterback from 1970 to 1973 before the football program was disbanded. Official language(s) None Capital Madison Largest city Milwaukee Area  Ranked 23rd  - Total 65,498 sq mi (169,790 km²)  - Width 260 miles (420 km)  - Length 310 miles (500 km)  - % water 17  - Latitude 42°30N to 47°3N  - Longitude 86°49W to 92°54W Population  Ranked... Brookfield Central High School is a comprehensive public secondary school located in the city of Brookfield, Wisconsin. ... See also: Brookfield (town), Wisconsin Brookfield is a city in Waukesha County, Wisconsin, United States. ... The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (also known as UW-Milwaukee, UWM or Milwaukee) is a public research university located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. ... The field of labor relations looks at the relationship between management and workers, particularly groups of workers represented by a labor union. ... Navy quarterback Aaron Polanco sets up to throw. ...


Prior to joining the NFL, he officiated high school football, basketball, and baseball in Wisconsin and later joined college football's Big Ten Conference, where he stayed for ten years and included a selection to work the 1988 Rose Bowl Game. For a period of time, Carollo also served as the Milwaukee Brewers Official Scorer for the American League during the late 1970s and early 1980s. This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The ball used in American football has a pointed oval shape, and usually has a large set of stitches along one side. ... Basketball is a team sport in which two teams of five active players each try to score points against one another by throwing a ball through a 10-foot high hoop (the basket) under organized rules. ... A view of the playing field at Busch Memorial Stadium, St. ... A college football game between Colorado State and Air Force. ... The Big Ten Conference is the United States oldest Division I college athletic conference. ... The Rose Bowl is an annual American college football bowl game, usually played on January 1 (New Years Day) at the stadium of the same name in Pasadena, California. ... Major league affiliations National League (1998–present) Central Division (1998–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 4, 19, 34, 42, 44 Name Milwaukee Brewers (1970–present) Seattle Pilots (1969) Ballpark Miller Park (2001–present) County Stadium (1970-2000) Sicks Stadium (Seattle) (1969) Major league titles World Series titles (0) None... American League The American League (or formally the American League of Professional Baseball Clubs) is one of two leagues that make up Major League Baseball in the United States of America and Canada. ...


Carollo started in the NFL as a side judge and officiated Super Bowl XXX in 1996, which was his final game at that position before being promoted to referee (crew chief) for the start of the 1996 NFL season. Carollo was assigned to work his first post-season as referee during the 1998-99 NFL playoffs and later made his second appearance in the Super Bowl at Super Bowl XXXVII in 2003. Date January 28, 1996 Stadium Sun Devil Stadium City Tempe, Arizona MVP Larry Brown, Cornerback Favorite Cowboys by 13 1/2 National anthem Vanessa Williams Coin toss Joe Montana representing previous Super Bowl MVPs Referee Red Cashion Halftime show Diana Ross Attendance 76,347 TV in the United States Network... The 1996 NFL season was the 77th regular season of the National Football League. ... The NFL playoffs following the 1998 NFL season led up to Super Bowl XXXIII. // at Pro Player Stadium, Miami, Florida Game time: 12:30 p. ... Date January 26, 2003 Stadium Qualcomm Stadium City San Diego MVP Dexter Jackson, Safety Favorite Raiders by 4 National anthem Dixie Chicks and Celine Dion (God Bless America) Coin toss 1972 Miami Dolphins: Don Shula, Bob Griese, Larry Csonka, Larry Little, Jim Langer, Nick Buoniconti, Paul Warfield Referee Bill Carollo...


Outside of his NFL officiating duties, Carollo worked as an international account executive for 30 years at IBM before becoming Vice President of Global Sales for Manpower Inc., and served as the director of the NFL Referees Association, the union representing NFL officials, from 2000 to March 1, 2006. He was the center of the negotiations that took place during the 2001 NFL season where there was a work stoppage by game officials. The NFL and its game officials eventually agreed on September 19, 2001 to a new six-year Collective Bargaining Agreement that ended a two-week lockout of the regular officials, who returned to work on September 23, 2001. IBM redirects here. ... Manpower, Inc. ... is the 60th day of the year (61st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays full 2006 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The 2001 NFL season was the 82nd regular season of the National Football League. ... A work stoppage is an event at which work at a place of employment has come to a halt, either through a strike action, where employees cease working (often backed up by a labor union), or through a lockout, where the employer bars the employees from entering the place of... is the 262nd day of the year (263rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) is the contract between the NHL and the NHLPA that defines the structure of procedural, financial, and disciplinary relationships between the NHL, its teams, and its players. ... is the 266th day of the year (267th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...


Carollo currently resides in Shorewood, Wisconsin and is married and has four children. He devotes his free time to family and golf. Shorewood is a village in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, United States. ... This article is about the sport. ...


Carollo's 2006 NFL officiating crew consists of Bill Schuster, John Schleyer, Byron Boston, Eddy Powers, James Coleman, and Bob Waggoner. Listing of the officiating crews for the 2006 NFL season. ... Byron Boston (left) and his son David (right). ...


Carollo's 2007 NFL officiating crew consists of Bill Schuster, John Schleyer, Gary Arthur, Bill Lovett, James Coleman, and Phil Luckett


External links

  • Bill Carollo -- NFL Referee
  • WSGA MEMBER PROFILES
  • Excel Sports Officiating - Bill Carollo

 
 

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