Super Bowl 50’s Hot Daddy Ref Was The Real Winner

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Lady Gaga and Beyoncé blazed a trail of greatness across the Super Bowl stage yesterday, but it was the game’s super-hot head referee Clete Blakeman who soaked up most of the Internet’s attention.

DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 22:  NFL official Clete Blakeman makes a holding call during the game between the Oakland Raiders and the Detroit Lions at Ford Field on November 22, 2015 in Detroit, Michigan. The Lions defeated the Raiders 18-13.  (Photo by Mark Cunningham/Detroit Lions/Getty Images)
Mark Cunningham/Detroit Lions/Getty Images

The 51-year-old former University of Nebraska-Lincoln Huskers quarterback — the “daddy ref,” as he was dubbed on Twitter — is a happily married personal injury attorney living in Omaha, and people were really really loving his arms:

We thought Chris Martin was going to be this year’s Left Shark but the spotlight has officially shifted.

DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 22:  NFL official Clete Blakeman makes a safety call during the game between the Oakland Raiders and the Detroit Lions at Ford Field on November 22, 2015 in Detroit, Michigan. The Lions defeated the Raiders 18-13.  (Photo by Mark Cunningham/Detroit Lions/Getty Images)
Mark Cunningham/Detroit Lions/Getty Images

Super Bowl 50 will always be remembered as the year of Daddy Ref.

ORCHARD PARK, NY - OCTOBER 18: Referee Clete Blakeman #34 during the Buffalo Bills NFL game against the Cincinnati Bengals at Ralph Wilson Stadium on October 18, 2015 in Orchard Park, New York. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)
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Matthew Tharrett is a writer, filmmaker, and above all else, a Britney fan. He once shared a milkshake with Selena Gomez.
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