Former NFL player Myron Rolle matches with Mass General for neurosurgery residency — 5 highlights Featured

Written by  Megan Wood | Monday, 20 March 2017 18:01
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Former NFL player Myron Rolle matched with Boston-based Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard University for his neurosurgery residency, according to Yahoo! Sports.

Here are five highlights:


1. Mr. Rolle has a storied football history, beginning as a safety for Tallahassee-based Florida State University's football team. He was named to the 2006 Freshman All-American team.


2. By the time he was a junior, Mr. Rolle made his way as an AP third-team All-American selection.


3. He earned a Rhodes scholarship in 2008, and studied at Oxford University, where he received a master's of science in medical anthropology degree.


4. Following his time at Oxford, Mr. Rolle grabbed a spot on the Tennessee Titans during the sixth round of the 2010 NFL Draft.


5. He later played for the Pittsburgh Steelers and retired from his NFL career in 2013 to attend the Florida State University College of Medicine.


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