Wed February 5, 2014
Buff State grad stars in Bud Light Super Bowl ad
A Buffalo State College graduate found himself unexpectedly smack dab in the middle of a Super Bowl commercial. WBFO'S Eileen Buckley says Ian Rappaport was featured in the Bud Light ad the feature an array of stars through an unexpected journey.
Rappapport is a Long Island native and 2009-Buffalo State communications grad. The commercial producer said Rappaport thought he signed up for a focus group. But while sitting in a bar -- a woman shows up -- hands him a bud light and asks him if he will do anything she asks that night.
In the commercial -- Rappaport is swept inside a stretch limo where a bachelorette party is underway. Inside the limo -- DJ musician Reggie Watts is entertaining the women --- and welcomes Rappaport.
WBFO News tried to reach Rappaport -- we left a message -- but Buff State said he was pretty busy trying to answer all the media requests. The Buffalo News says while studying at Buff State -- Rappaport worked at JP Bullfeathers and Dugs Dive. Rappaport now works in New Jersey at an advertising agency.