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Craig Wrolstad (born in Lake Tapps, Washington)[1] is an American football official in the National Football League (NFL) since the 2003 NFL season, wearing uniform number 4.[2]

Craig Wrolstad
Nationality United States
OccupationNFL official (2003–present)

As an official in the NFL, Wrolstad is known for working Super Bowl XLVII in 2013 as a field judge. He wore uniform number 89 and 4 as a field judge.[3]


He went to Middle School (7 8 9) at Meeker Junior High (now Meeker Middle School), and went to high school at Lindbergh High School [4]

Wrolstad resides in Lake Tapps, Washington.

Outside of the NFL, Wrolstad is a high school athletic director at Seattle Christian School.[4]

Officiating careerEdit

Early yearsEdit

Wrolstad served several seasons in NFL Europe, including three seasons as a referee. Prior to entering the NFL, Wrolstad was in the Pac-10 conference and the Arena Football League.[5]

NFL careerEdit

Wrolstad was hired by the NFL in 2003 as a field judge, and was promoted to referee with the start of the 2014 NFL season following the retirements of Ron Winter and Scott Green.[6]

Wrolstad's 2019 NFL officiating crew consists of umpire Steve Woods, down judge Patrick Turner, line judge Tripp Sutter, field judge Terry Brown, side judge Jeff Lamberth, back judge Scott Helverson, replay official Darryll Lewis, and replay assistant Kevin Stine.[7]

Wrolstad was named the alternate referee of Super Bowl LII, which was held at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.[8]


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-04-23. Retrieved 2015-04-12.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Craig Wrolstad". Pro Football Reference. Retrieved 2014-05-05.
  3. ^ "Super Bowl XLVII officials named". NFL. 2013-01-30. Retrieved 2014-05-05.
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  5. ^ "New white hats looking to earn an 'R'". Football Zebras. 2013-08-14. Retrieved 2014-05-05.
  6. ^ "Wrolstad and Torbert new NFL referees". Football Zebras. 2014-04-25. Retrieved 2014-05-05.
  7. ^ Filipe, Cameron (2019-06-12). "Officiating crews for the 2019 season". Football Zebras. Retrieved 2019-06-19.
  8. ^ Gene Steratore is confirmed as referee for Super Bowl LII