Sarah Thomas will be first female to officiate NFL playoff game

Thomas will referee Sunday’s Patriots-Chargers game

Sarah Thomas will be first female to officiate NFL playoff game
Sarah Thomas will make history Sunday as the first female to officiate an NFL playoff game Source: Eric Christian Smith/AP

JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - Sarah Thomas will make history, once again, Sunday when she becomes the first female to officiate an NFL playoff game.

Thomas, according to FootballZebras.com, will serve as a down judge for the AFC divisional playoff game between the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Chargers.

Thomas, a Pascagoula, Mississippi native now residing in Brandon, has been an NFL official since 2015, when she became the first full-time female official in NFL history.

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