THE REJECTION OF MYRON ROLLE: THE NFL WANTED HIM … UNTIL HE WAS NAMED A RHODES SCHOLAR

“Rolle’s case illuminates how archaic and dehumanizing the NFL’s narrow conception of what makes a good player can be, how it forces unique people into rigid stereotypes and makes life-changing judgments about those who are different. To the NFL, people can only be athletic or smart, articulate or dumb, thuggish or timid. “

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