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Bucs running back Doug Martin has game officiated by former principal

Call it the rarest of reunions between a former student and his principal.

As Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Doug Martin was jogging out to pre-game warmup’s before his Week 1 matchup with the Carolina Panthers Sunday, the 25-year-old noticed a blast from his past.

None other than his former principal at St. Mary’s High School in Stockton, Calif., Pete Morelli.

Morelli just so happens to moonlight as an NFL referee — a job he’s held for more than a decade.

The pair whiffed on a handshake attempt, so they elected to go right for the bear hug.