Brian Rolle

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Brian Rolle
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Rolle attempts a tackle on Vincent Smith in 2009.
No. 38
Position: Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-11-20) November 20, 1988 (age 28)
Place of birth: Immokalee, Florida
Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight: 240 lb (109 kg)
Career information
High school: Immokalee (FL)
College: Ohio State
NFL Draft: 2011 / Round: 6 / Pick: 193
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2012
Tackles: 58
Sacks: 1.0
Interceptions: 0
Touchdowns: 1
Player stats at NFL.com

Brian Rolle (born November 20, 1988) is a former American football linebacker. He was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the sixth round of the 2011 NFL Draft. He played college football at Ohio State. Rolle was a two-year starter at middle linebacker for Ohio State and led the Buckeyes with 76 tackles as a senior.

Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft[edit]

Rolle was projected to be drafted in the fifth round of the 2011 NFL Draft.[1]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
5 ft 9⅝ in 229 lb 4.53 s 1.56 s 2.56 s 4.26 s 6.89 s 33 in 9 ft 7 in 28 reps
All values from 2011 NFL Scouting Combine.[1]

Philadelphia Eagles[edit]

Rolle was selected by the Philadelphia Eagles in the sixth round (193rd overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft. He signed a four-year contract with the team on July 27, 2011. He became the Eagles starting weak-side linebacker before week 4 and then started all of Philadelphia's remaining 13 games. He scored his first career touchdown in week 9, after he stripped Chicago Bears' RB Matt Forte and picked up the ball and scored. He also recorded a sack against Miami in week 13. He was released by the Eagles October 2, 2012 for poor special teams play.

Pittsburgh Steelers[edit]

Rolle was signed to a futures/reserve contract on January 9, 2013 by the Pittsburgh Steelers.[2] He was released by the Steelers on August 31, 2013

Toronto Argonauts[edit]

On May 14, 2015, Rolle signed with the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League. On February 4, 2016, Rolle retired from Canadian Football.

Personal[edit]

Rolle is cousin of former Chicago Bears defensive back Antrel Rolle, former Baltimore Ravens defensive back Samari Rolle, and former Tennessee Titans defensive back Myron Rolle.[citation needed] Rolle's second cousin is former Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Chad Johnson.[citation needed] Rolle is a native of Immokalee, Florida.

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