Funeral service held for NFL's Burl Toler

August 26, 2009 12:32:15 PM PDT
A funeral service was held Wednesday morning for Burl Toler, the National Football League's first African-American game official.

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Toler was a star linebacker on the University of San Francisco's undefeated 1951 team. He was an NFL official for 24 years after a knee injury ended his pro career.

Burl Toler was 81-years-old.

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