Mike Pereira teams with FOX NFL play-by-play announcer Joe Buck and analyst Troy Aikman, veteran reporters Erin Andrews and Kristina Pink for Thursday Night Football on FOX in addition to Americas Game of the Week. The former Vice President of NFL Officiating joined FOX Sports in 2010 in the unique position of a multi-platform NFL and college football rules analyst. Pereira contributes regularly to the FOX NFL SUNDAY pregame show. He also contributes to select FOX College Football game broadcasts.
Pereira retired from the NFL in 2009 after 14 years with the league. In his role with FOX Sports, Pereira is on-hand during NFL and college football game broadcasts to provide viewers with his exceptional insight into any plays, calls or circumstances that warrant a rules interpretation or explanation. In this capacity, Pereira draws on his history with the NFL to share with viewers the process of making and reviewing officials’ calls on the field.
He monitors NFL and college football games every weekend from his control room at the FOX Network Center in Los Angeles, which provides him visual access to all games played simultaneously. Pereira is available to interact with on-air studio personalities during pregame, halftime or postgame segments and communicate with game crews at stadiums across the country, either on- or off-camera.
Pereira is a regular guest on FOX Sports Radio’s national lineup. He contributes videos reviewing calls following football weekends for FOX Sports Digital, most notably on LAST CALL WITH MIKE PEREIRA AND DEAN BLANDINO which appears on FOX Sports’ Facebook page.