About

DreamBackfield.com is a member of the SportsWar network of college sports web sites.

DreamBackfield.com’s Publisher is Rob Salerno. Follow @IntoPitt on Twitter
(rob @ dreambackfield.com)

Rob founded DreamBackfield.com on his birthday – November 20, 2014. He is a 1992 graduate of the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences and a 2001 graduate from the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh. A lifetime Pitt Alumni Association and PantherClub booster, Rob has been a Pitt football season ticket holder since his freshman year at Pitt in 1988. He holds 3 degrees from Pitt: BA, MBA and MS/MIS.

DreamBackfield.com Writers include:

Matt “Matty” Hawkins (matt @ dreambackfield.com)
Follow @MattyIcePGH on Twitter

Matt “Matty” Hawkins joined DreamBackfield.com as Pitt Athletics Interest writer in 2016.

Here’s what Matt had to say “I graduated from the University of Pittsburgh of Johnstown in 2012 with a Bachelor of Arts. My major was Journalism and I had a minor in History. I have been a Pitt Football Season Ticket Holder since 2008 and go to as many Basketball and Olympic Sports games as I can each year. I played baseball, football, soccer and basketball growing up in Bethel Park. I love writing about Pitt Athletics as much as I love watching them. And I hope to make you think about some topics that I write about and hope that you read something that you may not know as well.”

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DreamBackfield.com takes it name from Pitt’s famous “Dream Backfield” of the 1930s consisting of John Chickerneo, Dick Cassiano, Harold Stebbins, and Marshall Goldberg under Pitt’s greatest football coach, Jock Sutherland.

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