National Championship Had Distinct NCHSAA Ties

The NCAA Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) Division I National Championship game this year in Frisco, Texas, had a distinct connection to the North Carolina High School Athletic Association.

Supervisor of officials Mark Dreibelbis reports that there were three current NCHSAA affiliated officials in the national championship crew.They included Tim Graham of the North State Association, Jamey Tricoli of the Western North Carolina Officials Association and Rodney Burnette of the Metrolina Association.

"That is quite an accomplishment and speaks volumes for the quality and breadth of our officiating base," said Dreibelbis.  "I want to thank these individuals for their commitment and service to our officiating program and congratulate them on this tremendous accomplishment."