Born and raised in Mexico. Started officiating football in Mexico and moved to Los Angeles in 2007 where he continued to officiate.
19 years of officiating football. High School, Junior College, Division III, DIV I FCS and DIV I FBS experience.
Currently works as a Side Judge in the SWAC Conference and belongs to the Pac12 ODP.
Home, Garland Tx
I have been blessed to officiate 16 years. College football since 2014.
1 year SWCFO R 2014
2 years SWAC R 2014-15
4 years CFO West (MWC) CJ 2016 to present.
2017 MWC Championship game and Camilla Bowl
2018 Boca Raton Bowl
2019 Military Bowl
Darren currently resides in Los Angeles, California with his wife and two sons. Darren has been employed with the Los Angeles County Probation Dept. for the past 22 years as a Juvenile Deputy Probation Officer. Darren began his officiating career in 1996 with the LA unit and served a Board member and instructor. He has worked NCAA since 2004 beginning with the Southern California Collegiate Football Association & Southern California Interscholastic Athletic Conference (2004-13), SWAC & Southland Conference (2012-15) and The CFO West 2016 to the present currently working as a Line Judge in the Big 12 Conference. Darren has worked the 2016 Mountain West Championship, 2019 Independence Bowl and the 2018 Quick Lane Bowl.
San Diego, CA
Big 12 – Umpire
Southern California Collegiate Football Officials Association (SCCFOA) 2006 - 2014
Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) 2009 - 2011
Western Collegiate Football Officials Association (WCFOA / Big Sky Conference) 2011
Northwest Intercollegiate Football Officials Association (NIFOA) 2012
Great Northwest Athletic Conference (GNAC) 2012
(MWC 2012 - 2015)
(Big 12 2016 - Present)
Corey Long, married to Christina Long (21 years). 3 children, Corey, Kayla and Kani. SWAC conference 2013-2015 umpire, Mountain West Conference 2015-present Center Judge. 2019 Cure Bowl
Michael Marsh lives in Long Beach, California with his wife Lisa and two children, and has just completed his fifth year in the PAC-12 Conference. Michael has worked as a Side Judge and Center Judge during his time as a PAC-12 Football Official.
FBS Bowl Assignments:
Alternate 2015 Belk Bowl @ Charlotte, NC
Side Judge 2016 Liberty Bowl @ Memphis, TN
Side Judge 2017 Texas Bowl @ Houston, TX
Center Judge 2020 Armed Forces Bowl @ Fort Worth, TX
Southwest Athletic Conference (SWAC)
Referee 2013 & 2014
Alternate 2014 Bayou Classic @ New Orleans, LA
Alternate 2013 SWAC Championship @ Houston, TX
Side Judge and Field Judge 2012
Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC)
Referee 2011 & 2012
Back Judge 2011 NCAA Division III Quarterfinal game Wesley v Mary Hardin-Baylor @ Belton, TX
Back Judge 2010
Line Judge 2009
Southern California Collegiate Football Officials Association (SCCFOA)
Community College game assignments at Referee, Line Judge, Head Linesman, Field Judge, Side Judge & Back Judge
Referee 2013 CCCAA Southern Division Championship game Bakersfield CC v. Mt SAC @ Walnut, CA
Line Judge 2010 CCCAA State Championship game San Francisco CC v. Mt. SAC @ Walnut, CA
MWC - Umpire 2013 to present
Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) 2009 - 2012
Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) 2006 - 2009
Southern California Collegiate Football Officials Association (SCCFOA) 2004 - 2012
ACC – Head Line Judge
- Collegiate Officiating Alumnus of:
- Lone Star Conference
- Southland Conference
- SWAC (Southwestern Athletic Conference)
- American Athletic Conference
Gary Reed was born and raised in Las Vegas, NV. He is the proud father of three boys, Gary J. Reed, Te'Vion Reed and Nasir Reed. He is currently employed by Clark County as Juvenile Probation Supervisor. He was a two-year letterman in football for Southern Utah University and graduated in 1994 with his Bachelors of Science. In 2005 he graduated from UNLV with his Master of Public Administration. Gary Reed began his officiating career in 2003. He has worked NCAA football since 2005. He was elected as a (SNOA) Southern Nevada Officials Association football Board Member in 2006. Since that time he has served as a camp co-director of the Tait-Consul-Griffith Football Officials Camp. Presently serves as the president for Southern California Collegiate Football Officials Association (SCCFOA). Gary is currently working as a Side Judge in the Pac-12.
Matt Richards started Division 1 football as an Umpire in the Southland Conference where he spent 3 seasons before moving to the Mountain West and BIG 12 conferences under the leadership of Byron Boston, Ken Rivera and Walt Andersen. Matt joined the Pac12 as an Umpire 8 years ago. When the conference went to 8 officials, he transitioned to the Center Judge position where he remained until this season. This season was Matt’s first season as a full-time Referee.
From Landover, Maryland currently lives in Las Vegas, Nevada with wife Philicia, and kids Zaiden and Zara. Currently works as a Civil Engineer. Honorable served in the U.S. Air Force. Officiating career spans 17 year, just completed my 9th year of officiating College Football. Currently works in the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) and is a member of the Pac-12 Officiating Development Program.
Chris Wiggins resides in Temecula California with his wife Kristina. They have three daughters. Chris has officiated football for over 20 years beginning with the High School unit in San Diego Ca. He served as president and board member with the San Diego unit. He spent 7 years in Division III as a Referee. He has now been a Center Judge in the Pac 12 conference for the last 5 years. Bowl games worked are the 2017 Pinstripe Bowl, the 2018 Gator Bowl, and the 2019 Gator Bowl.
Darren has been a Center Judge in the Big 12 Conference since 2014. He has worked the Mountain West Championship, the AutoNation Cure Bowl, and the GoDaddy Bowl. Prior to working Division I, he was an umpire in the Southern California Interscholastic Athletic Conference (D-III). Outside of football, Darren is a personal trainer, specializing in Pilates. He is a three-time Ironman and lives in Pasadena, California, with his wife, Michelle, and their two dogs and two cats.
Bobby Wright works as a Side Judge in the SWAC and SEC/Sunbelt. He has been working college officiating since 2012 and has worked post season including the 2019 SWAC Championship game this past year.