Lunn gilt in seiner Heimat als Defensive Tackle nicht nur als Sportskanone, sondern auch als Spaßmacher. So verewigte Washington Redskin Tight End Chris Cooley Lunn auf seiner Webseite, der in Österreich nicht nur Football spielen wird, sondern vom Radio der New England Patriots den Auftrag hat, über seinen Aufenthalt in Österreich mittels eines Live-Blogs zu berichten.
A fifth-year senior who has become a fixture at defensive tackle and hopes to become a two-year starter in that spot.
Career: Played in 35 games with 13 starts at defensive tackle … Recorded 44 career tackles, 6.5 of them for a loss including 4.5 sacks … Has one career pass breakup.
2007: Started all 13 games at defensive tackle and made 39 stops while helping eat up blockers to keep the UConn linebacking core free to roam … Had five TFLs, 3.5 of which were sacks, recovered a fumble and broke up a pass … Turned in a pair of four-tackle games to close the season against Syracuse (Nov. 17) and West Virginia (Nov. 24), also recovering a fumble against the Orange … Earned the defensive game ball against Rutgers after making seven tackles, including a nine-yard sack and a split TFL … Also made seven tackles the previous week against USF (Oct. 27) … Recorded five tackles against Louisville (Oct. 19) … Had a sack amongst his three tackles at Pittsburgh (Sept. 22).
2006: Played in 11 games as a reserve defensive tackle and, for the final five games, was the team’s long snapper…Had three tackles on the year, one solo, including a TFL, all in the season opener against Rhode Island (Aug. 31).
2005: Appeared in all 11 games as the long snapper for both punts and place kicks…Also saw limited time during the season at defensive tackle…Assisted on two stops, one each against Liberty (Sept. 10) and West Virginia (Nov. 2) with the Liberty tackle being for a loss…Named to the BIG EAST Academic All-Star Team.
2004: Redshirted…Named the Defensive Scout Team’s Player of the Week prior to the Syracuse game (Oct. 30).
High School: Named second-team All-State and first-team All-Greater Rochester as both a junior and senior…The Co-Player of the Year in Section V…Set a school record with his 14 sacks in 2003 while also contributing 76 tackles and three blocked kicks…Also served as a long snapper at Penfield Central…Was a team captain in football and also lettered in hockey and lacrosse…An Honor Roll student who has participated in numerous community activities ranging from the Empire State Games for the Physically Challenged to D.A.R.E. to Lawyers for Learning, which promotes educational values in inner city elementary schools.
Personal Profile: Robert M. Lunn…Born on January 29, 1986…Father, Robert, is a justice on the New York Supreme Court…A political science and strength and conditioning/nutrition double major.
ROB LUNN’S CAREER HIGHS
Most Tackles: 7, 2x, last vs. Rutgers, 11/3/07
Most TFL: 1.5, vs. Rutgers, 11/3/07
Most Sacks: 1, 2x, last vs. Rutgers, 11/3/0