Meet Sarah Thomas, Likely to Become the NFL’s First Female Referee

NBC News

Football referee Sarah Thomas is the most accomplished woman in her field, and often, the only woman on the field. The NFL's roster of referees won't be released until next week, but The Baltimore Sun reports Thomas is on the starters list, which would make her the first permanent female NFL official since the league began in 1920.

Watch Stephanie Gosk's report for NBC Nightly News in the video player above.

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