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Because the referee's wear black and white stripes as a uniform

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What is zebras in American football?

They are the ref's. the "umpires" if you will


Why are the referee or linesmen in American football known as zebras?

Probably because of the black and white shirts they wear.


What country is football known for?

The US is known for American football. The UK is most known for football (soccer).


Why are the officials in American football called zebras?

Because of the style (zebra striped) jerseys they wear.


What is American football also known as?

American sports


He is the father of american football-?

The man known as the father of American football is Walter Camp.


What do they call US football in Europe?

This sport is known as American football.


What was football called at first?

American football was first known as association football. The world knows soccer by the name "football," rather than American football.


How many pro football teams are in the American Football League?

The American Football League (now known as the American Football Conference or AFC) is a conference in the National Football League which currently holds 16 teams.


What is Wilson known for?

Peter Wilson is known for being a Scottish-American football player. He does not play American football, but instead plays what Americans call soccer.


What where football games called before Super Bowl?

American Football games were known as football matches.


Who is the first african american to play football?

The first known African-American to play pro football was Charles Follis


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Peter Wilson is known for being a Scottish-American football player. He does not play American football, but instead plays what Americans call soccer.


Where can an individual find information about sky football?

Unfortunately there is no sport known as sky football. There is American football, which is played differently than European football, which is also known as soccer.


What are zebras best known for?

Zebras are best known for their black and white stripes. Even their mane is black and white!!


Which American football team is known as the dolphins?

The team in Miami.


Where does zebras live?

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What do zebras look like?

Zebras are mostly known for their stripes, which are black and white.


What is the most popular sport in Ukraine?

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What was soccer first known as?

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A group of ungulate mammals such as zebras is known as a herd.


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zebras


Do zebras live in South American savanna?

No


Do zebras eat honey?

Zebras are herbivores, plant eaters. They are not known to raid bee nests.


Do some zebras have tusks?

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