The 9 Rhodes Scholars Who Played College Sports

Dashiell Bennett
Business Insider

One of the little known facts about the Rhodes Scholarship is that one of the original criteria for applicants given in Cecil Rhodes' will was the "energy to use one’s talents to the full, as exemplified by fondness for and success in sports."

So it shouldn't be a surprise that several famous athletes have been past Scholars, like New York Knicks guard (and U.S. Senator) Bill Bradley, former L.A. Rams quarterback Pat Hayden, and Florida State safety Myron Rolle

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