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By John Klein
Tulsa World 

Oklahoma football referee retiring after 52 years


October 14, 2018

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Dr. Robert Breedlove said he was just an average high school football player.

"Actually, now that I think about it, I was probably a below-average high school football player," Breedlove said. "But I absolutely loved high school football. I wanted to stay connected to it somehow.

"So, when I was in college, I started officiating games. I really enjoyed it, and it kept me connected to the sport. I still love it all these years later."

Breedlove, a Stillwater physician, recently started his 52nd year of officiating high school football, believed to be the longest streak...

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