Ed Hochuli nah, my partners is more official
Hochuli is, arguably, the most recognizable and respected on-field official (i.e., referee) in the National Football League, having worked numerous playoff games, including two Super Bowls. He is best known for his noticeably athletic/muscular physique, and, explaining on-field rulings (when players are caught breaking rules of the game) in a manner that is comprehensive, yet also clear and concise. In a poll conducted by ESPN in 2008, Hochuli tied fellow referee Mike Carey for “best referee” votes (8 each) among NFL head coaches.
Wale’s saying that his partners are more official than the most official official.
This referee reference most likely stems from the recent horror show of refereeing during the Packers v. Seahawks game, where the Seahawks won on a terrible call from replacement NFL referees.
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