A mind is a terrible thing to waste, and former Florida State safety Myron Rolle refuses to waste his.
After a successful campaign at Florida State and two seasons in the NFL, Rolle has apparently given up the football life at age 26 and is currently waiting to hear about acceptances to medical school, according to Lost Letterman.
“Within 10 days or so I should hear back from a few,” Rolle told Lost Letterman on Monday. “I don’t know where I’ll be, but I know I’m looking for schools with good neurosurgery programs in places where I want to live.”
Yes, the former Seminole plans to become a brain surgeon.
Rolle was the number one high school prospect in the country in the class of 2006 and opted to accept a Rhodes Scholarship to study at Oxford University instead of declaring for the 2009 NFL draft. Right now Rolle is in Philadelphia, four weeks into an administrative fellowship at a managed care organization called AmeriHealth Caritas.
The safety’s combination of brains and brawn was