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Rob and Alaina

Alaina and Rob with the Nittany Lion 2021

AKA Redneck Rob

As a Ford Powerstroke Diesel owner, I put the "D" in Diesel Tailgate. I also own the Wildcat 5th wheel

Tailgate function: tailgating coordinator

  • Organize and oversee the tailgate from planning stages, to execution and wrap up.
  • Bought and restored a vintage camper (that now belongs to Bill) and got it featured in RV view magazine.
  • Develop new accessories and flair for the tailgate (such as the tailgate fireplace and truck mounted beer opener).
  • Coordinate invitations and equipment for the tailgate.
  • Maintain the webpage
  • Write the tailgating newsletter for the tailgates
  • Collecting football buttons
  • was fan of the game for Temple 2010
  • Get everyone excited!

Graduated: 2002 Mechanical Engineering, Professional Engineer 2007. MBA 2009 from University of Tennessee.

Currently resides: Beaver County, PA

Dog: Tucker and formerly Chalupa, the official mascot of the tailgate.

RV: Wildcat. It's been heavily modified to support tailgating.

Works: Contract Engineering/PM/Safety consulting and Aircraft Deicing.

Formerly:Westinghouse Electric Company

Formerly:Bechtel Power Corp on the Watts Bar Unit 2 construction completion project

Formerly: Electric Boat, overhauling nuclear submarines for the Navy.

Favorite tailgate: This is tough question, so i'll pick one big, one small and one away game. My favorite small tailgate was probably Kent State, 2010. I showed up with a my jersey, the dog and a flask. I didn't have a ticket and I had a blast. My favorite big tailgate was BWW 2010. My favorite away tailgate was Alabama 2010.

Hobbies other than Tailgating: RV-ing, boating, visiting Roadside America, Adding stuff to my truck, and to a lesser extent snow skiing.

How I know everyone else: Chad and I were RA's together at PSU Beaver. I met Jessi there too. Chris and Matt I met while working in CT. I met Rich through Chris. I met Mad and Suz during DDT3.

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