This must be the “Good Black Men” edition of the EUR This N That because Myron Rolle is setting the bar high, even for himself. He has the opportunity to sit for the 2010 NfL draft, but he’s going to press pause on the football career for just a little more college. But not just any old college, instead, Rolle is on his way to Oxford to sit as one of its Rhodes Scholars and to get a jump on getting into the field of medicine.
That’s right, the starting Florida State Safety is a top draft pick for the NFL (reported as it’s possible he would drafted in the first or second round ), he aspires to complete medical school and become a neurosurgeon. He has already shadowed surgeons while simultaneously practicing with Superbowl MVP, wide receiver Santonio Holmes.
Raised by Bahamian parents, this 22-year old knows what it takes to be on the fast track to success…multi-faceted success. After training all day, he has spent a free afternoon “shadowing orthopedic surgeon Dr. Brad Homan … has gone on rounds and even observed Homan in the operating room,” reports Yahoo sportswriter Jason Cole.
Read here to see the remarkable life Rolle has set up for himself. He’s not resting on his laurels, while he’s studying for a master’s degree in “Medical Anthropology” at Oxford, he will be prepping for the NFL.