Rolle Cheers on Future Seminole Teammates

Less than a week before the big showdown between the Seminoles and Hurricanes, Florida State won the biggest recruiting battle of the year by landing's No.1 player in the country in Myron Rolle. On National TV, the 6-2, 210 pound strong safety selected his childhood favorite over Florida, Miami, Oklahoma, Penn State and Michigan. On Monday evening, he tuned his television set in on the Florida State victory.

"I watched the game and it was a great game," Rolle, who is a senior at The Hun School in Princeton (NJ), said. "It was really intense. I've always watched the Florida State-Miami game. But this time after the game, I was tired. I was emotionally tired. I actually felt like I played the game as well. I guess the reason why is because since I committed there I have a vested interest. I thought it was great with a lot of action. The good thing is a lot of those guys will be coming back next year so hopefully I get to play with them. Kyler Hall, who plays the position that I will be playing, made a lot of plays. I saw myself making those plays as well. He was sticking people and I really liked that."

Next season Rolle will get to team up with All-American cornerback Antonio Cromartie who is recovering with a knee injury. What will that be like for New Jersey standout?

"The good thing about Antonio Cromartie is that guy that can talk the game to you and teach you. I can't wait to learn from him. I'm excited because he's willing to take me under his wing and teach me things. I want to very receptive because he's got a lot of experience and he's been taught by Coach Andrews. He's a future NFL player so the more learn from him the better."

Rolle was very impressed with the play of true freshman cornerback Tony Carter.

"He really stepped up," he said. "My brothers thought so as well. I know they were trying to pick on him because he was young but he played very well. He a fast guy. In total I thought the secondary played well. The linebackers and defensive line were the studs of the night but the defensive backs held their own."

Rolle will most likely take his official visit to Florida State on November 5th when the Noles square off against North Carolina State. He's waiting for his opportunity to help recruit other studs to Florida State.

"I have already talked to guys like C.J. Spiller and Tim Tebow on the phone," he said. "I also left a message with Vidal Hazelton."

Will Rolle be the missing ingredient that the Seminoles need to help Bobby Bowden win his third National Championship? We'll find out next season.

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