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UConn’s Daddy of the Week: Erik

Welcome to another installment of The Black Sheep’s Daddy of The Week. It celebrates the fine men on campus for their father-like qualities and overall attractiveness. Know someone you do or want to call daddy? Send ’em our way @blackshee_uc!

Name: Erik
Instagram: @rossi_erik
Year: Junior
Hometown: Easton, MA
Major: Exercise Science
Relationship Status: Single ☹

Boxers or Briefs:


Fun Facts: 

Wicked huge Pats fan, can solve a Rubix cube in less than 90 seconds, colorblind.

What’s the best way to relieve stress when your son doesn’t mow the lawn like you like it?:

A tall glass of beer, or a whiskey on the rocks.

Tell us about your first night of college:

I went to convocation and met up with a friend from orientation. I met her friends and we went to late night at the Union. After leaving late night we were walking on hillside road and some dudes asked us to come to a party, so we followed them. I spent my first night at second house knowing absolutely no one there, so shout out to those guys.

What are you goals after college?:

I want to get a masters degree and enter the field of sports medicine. Hopefully work for a D1 football team or the NFL.

What sport will you raise your son to play?:

Football, golf, and baseball.

How many times a year do you golf?:

Golf-golf or disk golf? The answer is 75+ either way.

Sleeping naked or with jammies?:

Shirt and shorts for days, fam.

What do you look for in a girl?:

I like someone who’s smart, easy going, nice smile, and preferably shorter than me (sorry ladies, anyone over 5 feet is out, sad!)

What’s one thing “kids these days” do that pisses you off?:

Vape. Why are 15-year olds delinquents vaping in the high school bathrooms?!

Go-to pregame song?:

“Trouble on My Mind” – Pusha T
“Caroline” – Amine
“Father Stretch My Hands Pt. 1” & “Pt. 2” – Kanye West

Ted’s or Huskies?:


Dogs or cats?:

Bulldogs and/or pitbulls. I’m allergic to cats and they’re the devil.

Favorite position?:

Left field.

Why do you deserve to be Daddy of The Week?

I’m definitely the dad of my friend group and more of a daddy than Christian will ever be.

Why should people read The Black Sheep?:

It’s relevant news, written by students for students.

If you’d like to be featured as a Daddy or MILF of the week email us at [email protected] and be sure to include an original “wot’n tarnation” meme with the submission.



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