The 47-year-old will be the Super Bowl’s down judge with Carl Cheffers refereeing the game in Tampa, Florida.
“Sarah Thomas has made history again,” said NFL executive vice-president Troy Vincent.
“Her elite performance and commitment to excellence has earned her the right to officiate the Super Bowl. Congratulations to Sarah on this well-deserved honour.”
The line-up for this year’s Super Bowl will be decided on Sunday, when the Green Bay Packers face the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and reigning champions Kan mm l