Robert Lunn

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Robert Lunn is a former defensive tackle from University of Connecticut. He earned Academic All Big East accolades in 2005, 2006, 2007, and 2008. Winner of the coveted "Iron Husky" award in 2007 for "Unbreakable Work Ethic" Lunn was a fixture on UConn's talented defensive line.

He graduated in 2008 and was a former professional football player with the Carinthian Black Lions in Portchach, Austria.[1]

He played his high school ball at Penfield High School, setting school records for sacks in a single game (4), season (17), and career (31). He played in the 2004 New York v. New Jersey all-star game known as "The Goveror's Cup", in which the top 50 seniors players from both states against each other.

During his senior season at the University of Connecticut, he started his personal blog "Thoughts From A Fat White Guy." He went on to become a sports blogger and on-air personality for New England Sports Network and ESPN Radio. Also known for his appearances on Chris Cooley,,,, and Deadspin.[2][3]

During college, Rob was once dating a girl named Trisha aka "Trasha". He wanted to buy her a ring as a Christmas present one year, and so he went to the Tiffany's website. Thinking that "napkin ring" was a style of ring, he mistakenly bought her an actual napkin ring.

Rob is also a Mansfield, Connecticut YouTube sensation. His famous video features him catching a beer can behind his back that was tossed from above.


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