Myron Rolle

The skill set of being a successful college athlete is very similar to mental makeup you need to be a successful doctor, which makes it a perfect path for the many black student athletes who don't go pro.

Former NFL player-turned-doctor Myron Rolle is helping fight the coronavirus pandemic.

Dr. Myron Rolle—who put off an NFL career because he was a Rhodes Scholar—plans to become a physician with a specialty in neurosurgery at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital in June.

The folks at NFL Fanhouse say that teams were worried about Myronn Rolle’s commitment to football due to the fact that he is intelligent and a Rhodes Scholar. Here’s what they had to say.