Referee Pat Flood makes a call during the Arizona-Oregon football game on Oct. 31, 1998. Photo by James S. Wood / Arizona Daily Star

James S. Wood / Arizona Daily Star

Bob Beal, for 27 years a Pac-12 football official, which included 14 bowl games. Pat Flood, the QB on Tucson High’s 1952 state championship team, worked Pac-10 games for almost a quarter-century and also called the 1996 national championship game. Gordon Overstreet, the Pac-10 basketball observer through the 1980s and 1990s, also worked WAC football and a Fiesta Bowl. Jerry Gastellum, a long-time Pac-10 football referee, has officiated scores of top football games played in Tucson and in the state tournament.


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