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On this Date 2001 - HOF Gerald Austin Referees Super Bowl

By NCSHOF Staff, 01/28/22, 5:00AM EST

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On this day in history, Gerald Austin served as the referee for Super Bowl XXXV in Tampa

January 28, 2001 - On this day in history in the NCSHOF, Gerald Austin served as the referee for Super Bowl XXXV in Tampa, as the Baltimore Ravens rolled past the New York Giants 34-7. Austin enjoyed a 25-year officiating career at the NFL level after serving in the ACC. Austin has officiated three Super Bowls, two of which as a side judge, and XXXV as a referee.  Since retiring as an official, Austin regularly contributed to ESPN's Monday Night Football broadcasts.

He was inducted into the NCSHOF in 2007.

Gerald Austin - NCSHOF