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Florida State's Rolle to accept his Rhodes Scholarship, bypass senior season

Updated: November 30, 2008, 10:27 AM ET
By Joe Schad | ESPN.com

Florida State safety Myron Rolle said he is planning to accept his Rhodes Scholarship and study in Oxford, England, starting next October and bypass his senior year of eligiblity.

Rolle, an aspiring neurosurgeon, was awarded the scholarship last weekend. He is the first Florida State football player to be so honored.

Rolle said he cannot delay the Rhodes Scholarship and is trying to decide whether he will participate in the next NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis in February. He ...

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