Carl Paganelli

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Carl Paganelli
Nationality United States
OccupationNFL official (1999–present)

Carl Paganelli is an American football official in the National Football League (NFL) since the 1999 NFL season, who wears uniform number 124.[1] As an umpire, Paganelli is notable for working two Super Bowls, Super Bowl XXXIX and Super Bowl XLI, in a span of three years.[1] He officiated his third Super Bowl game, Super Bowl XLVI, in Indianapolis, and was chosen to officiate Super Bowl XLVIII in East Rutherford, New Jersey. He has two brothers who officiate in the NFL, Dino Paganelli and Perry Paganelli; they are both back judges.[1] Carl Paganelli and Perry Paganelli became the first set of brothers to be part of the same officiating crew when they officiated Super Bowl XLI together.[1] Carl Paganelli is a member of the Arena Football Hall of Fame.

For the 2017 NFL season, Paganelli will serve on the officiating crew headed by NFL referee Walt Anderson.[2]


  1. ^ a b c d Vanochten, Brian (2007-09-16). "Referee Paganelli Jr. on the disabled list". Grand Rapids Press. Retrieved 2007-10-31.
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