Myron Rolle, a 6-foot-3, 201 pound strong running back has already received major attention from many of the top programs in the country including Oklahoma, Purdue, Duke, Florida State, and Rutgers. Now he's hearing from Syracuse, Tennessee, and Notre Dame and is eagerly awaiting any new suitors to emerge.
"All the programs have sent letters to school that basically
introduce themselves and their programs. We're also sending out tapes to a
number of schools that I want to learn more about. I know that Duke will
definitely be on that list."
The high national interest has obviously
begun to gather steam over the last few weeks, despite The Peddie School's
struggles on the field.
"Right now we are really struggling," said
Rolle. "It seems we are undermanned and overmatched each time out. We're
competing, but we're 0-4 on the season."
Indeed the sophomore standout's
assessment is right on target. Despite being the featured tailback, Rolle is
bigger and stronger than each of his lineman, rendering run blocking nearly
ineffective. Still he's managed to use his 4.4 speed to accumulate 428 yards on
the ground along with each of his team's scores on the season, a total of just
With a struggling offensive unit, Peddie has given Rolle a chance
to really showcase his skill set on the defensive side of that ball at the
strong safety position. Through four games Rolle has recorded 47.5 tackles, 1
pass deflection, and has blocked a field goal attempt. In the most recent
contest he recorded a season high 20 tackles.
Off the field Rolle will
begin taking an unofficial visit to Oklahoma on November 15th to watch the
Sooners compete with Baylor. He's also scheduled to take the SAT soon
for the first time to see where he stands on the standardized test.
the classroom he already owns a 4.0 GPA and has been elected president of
several in school organizations.
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