No, the above image is of Rob McLaughlin's father, Joe McLaughlin sacking Dartmouth's QB Tom Randolph on 09/04/1976. Joe went on to be a UMass Captain and lead UMass to the its first trip to the I-AA Championship in 1978. He also earned a Superbowl ring with the NY Giants playing for Bill Parcells .
Rob McLaughlin is a 6-2 235 pd DE from Nauset Regional H.S. He prepped one year at The Hampton School in NH, where he was a teammate of UMass Recruit Sloan Russett.
Welcome to UMass Rob! Hope you have a great career with the UMass Defense.