Longtime NFL referee is recognized for his muscular build and clear explanations during games.
He played linebacker at the University of Texas-El Paso and earned a law degree from the University of Arizona Law School in 1976.
He was voted best referee by NFL coaches in 2008.
He has six children with wife Cathie Hochuli.
He was criticized by Chargers' head coach Norv Turner in 2008 after a blown fumble call.