The Rhodes lead to Birmingham

11.12.2008 by André Natta · → 2 Comments

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While the participants in this story are not tied to Birmingham directly, the results are definitely the type of thing that folks in the Magic City like to be associated with. Steve Kallas’ blog, Kallas Remarks, has a rundown of the details surrounding Florida State safety Myron Rolle‘s predicament – interview here in Birmingham on Saturday to be a Rhodes Scholar, play in Saturday’s game against Maryland, or both (one that speaks to what it means to be a student-athlete, with the emphasis on student, in the ESPN/Internet driven world of sports).

It also may shine a little light on the fact that despite all of the cheering that we do on Saturday mornings, it’s still supposed to be about great individuals like Rolle getting an education, isn’t it?

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