Former NFL Player Turned Doctor is Fighting COVID-19 on the Frontlines

Myron Rolle

April 3, 2020
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Myron Rolle is no stranger to performing under pressure, which helped when making the move from professional football player to doctor a few years ago.

Rolle was a standout football player at Florida State University and then was drafted by the Tennessee Titans as a defensive back in the 2010 draft. He played for that organization for three years before leaving the NFL in 2013 to enroll in medical school and live out his other dream of becoming a brain surgeon.

He is now a third-year neurosurgery resident at Massachusetts General Hospital and has been working to save those patients affected by the deadly COVID-19 coronavirus. 

Rolle told ESPN that the hospital has been very hectic because they have transformed the entire neurosurgical floor into a floor just for COVID-19 patients. 

For Rolle, he approaches medicine just as he would the game of football with drive, readiness, and energy!

He says the fact that many people are sick and in need of care is what motivates him every morning! #GoodVibes

Work mode. Relaxed mode. My parents told me and @coachmrolle to stay balanced. ----#2%

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