Dr. Myron Rolle He said that once his NFL career was over, becoming a neurosurgeon was always on his mind…he thinks Ben Carson With sowing.
On Thursday, the football-defensive brain surgeon joined us on “TMZ Live” and told us how he made the extremely rare transition from the football field to the medical field.
Myron had always been gifted in school, and after earning a star player degree at Florida State University, he spent a year abroad as a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University, but said the 1990 book “The Hand of Genius” Get him thinking about neuroscience.
Knowing that an NFL career was fleeting — Myron lasted about 3 years after being drafted by the Colts — Rolle said he’s been thinking about making plans for post-football, and he became a neurosurgeon because he Want to help save lives.
Myron still has a football connection…told us his work as a neurosurgery resident at Massachusetts General Hospital allowed him to operate on football players and others injured by concussions.
Myron says a lot of his success is due to the mindset he developed from an FSU coach whose goal is to break down big goals into smaller tasks and get better every day…and he has a book A book is coming out about it called “The 2% Way: How the Philosophy of Small Improvements Takes Me to Oxford, the NFL and Neurosurgery”.
Myron has a fascinating story…and he tells us why Elon MuskNeuralink caught his attention.