Bernie Ulman

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Bernard "Bernie" Ulman (December 16, 1917 – 1986)[1] was an American football and lacrosse official.


Ulman played as a lacrosse midfielder at the University of Maryland from 1938 to 1943[1] and also played football for the school.[2] In addition to officiating, he was a salesman of sports equipment.[2]

American football[edit]

Ulman officiated in the National Football League (NFL) for fifteen years and was selected to officiate in Super Bowl I and Super Bowl IX.[1]


Ulman was one of the most well-known officials in the sport which spanned twenty years. He was inducted into the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame as an official in 2003.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d "Bernard Ulman HOF Biography". US Lacrosse, Inc. Archived from the original on 2003-12-06. Retrieved 2007-10-09. 
  2. ^ a b "The Men in the Striped Shirts". Time. 1969-01-03. Retrieved 2007-10-09.