GET TO KNOW: Mascot Rudi

Learn all about Gladiators favorite Mascot Rudi in this weeks "Get To Know" Segment

Rudiarius "Rudi" The Lion

HEIGHT: 6'3

WEIGHT: 350 LBS

COLLEGE: Liberatio

WHAT DOES THE SEASON OPENER MEAN TO YOU?

It's a chance to showcase all of our hard work. Besides the effort on the field, it's all around fun and I Love It!

WHAT MOVIE CAN YOU WATCH 100 TIMES OR WATCH ANYTIME IT'S ON? WHY?

Rudy, Gladiator, 300, Little Giants

WHAT WAS THE BEST CONCERT YOU'VE EVER ATTENDED? WHY?

Bone Thugs-N-Harmony was an amazing show for our fans! Mixed hip-hop with our love for CLEVELAND

WHAT'S YOUR FAVORITE SPORTS MOVIE? WHY?

RUDY- "It's an inspiring underdog movie"

WHAT IS THE BEST PRANK YOU'VE EVER SEEN PLAYED ON SOMEONE?

Summer of 1988, I replaced one of Lake Erie Monsters Sully "Little Debbie" chocolate cupcakes with a hockey puck. He lost 3 teeth!

DESCRIBE A MEMORABLE SUMMER TRIP, GOOD AND BAD.

I loved going to New Orleans last year after the season ended. I hung our with "Bones & Mojo" their mascots

DESCRIBE SOME MEMORABLE PEE WEE FOOTBALL MEMORIES? WHEN DID YOU START? HOW WAS THAT FIRST TACKLE?

My Pee Wee coach was actually Coach Thonn. He's such a good guy, I'm glad we've rejoined forces. I started fall 2001

WHO WAS THE BEST ATHLETE YOU EVER GOT TO SEE PLAY IN PERSON? DESCRIBE IT.

Dominick Goodman is the best player I have ever seen play in Arena Football. His game play is smooth

WHAT WAS THE BEST/WEIRDEST GIFT YOU EVER RECEIVED? DESCRIBE IT.

The best gift was the 2014 American Conference Championship trophy

NAME A FOOD YOU WON'T EAT. WHY? FOOD YOU CRAVE ALWAYS. WHY?

Cinnamon- all jungle cats hate Cinnamon!        Rattlesnakes & Shark is delicious!!!

WHAT PLACE DO YOU VISIT SO OFTEN THEY COULD PUT UP A STATUE IN YOUR HONOR THERE?

"The Q"-obviously. I could be right next to the future LeBron statue 

WHICH GAME SHOW/REALITY SHOW DO YOU THINK YOU WOULD BE GREAT ON? WHY?

Family Fued-with DJ, CT, Shane, & CJ we love that show and watch it together all the time!