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Shaq Roland
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1993-12-27) December 27, 1993 (age 26)
Place of birth: Batesburg-Leesville, South Carolina
Career information
College: West Georgia
Undrafted in 2018
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Chicago Bears ( 2018)*
Career highlights and awards
* South Carolina's Mr. Football (2011)
  • USA Today High School All-American (2011)

Shaq Roland (born December 27, 1993) is an American football wide receiver who is currently a free agent. He played college football at West Georgia.

High school careerEdit

A native of Lexington, South Carolina, Roland graduated from Lexington High School in 2012. He was named to the annual PARADE magazine 53-man All-America team in his senior year, during which he recorded 24 touchdowns. As a college prospect, Roland was a four-star player, the highest score in the state and the tenth-best receiver in the nation. He was also ranked the 66th-best player overall by Rivals.com, the 40th-best player in the country by Scout.com, and a four-star recruit by ESPN.[1]

Roland also played basketball, recording seven rebounds during his junior year.[1]

College careerEdit

Roland became the fourth-straight South Carolina "Mr. Football" to sign with the South Carolina Gamecocks, following Stephon Gilmore, Marcus Lattimore and Jadeveon Clowney.

After leaving South Carolina in 2014, Roland enrolled at Prairie View A&M University but instead decided to return to Lexington.[2] In 2016, Roland returned to school, attending Winston-Salem State University.[2] Roland state that he was, "very interested" in a return to the South Carolina football program to play out his final year of eligibility.[2]

Professional careerEdit

Roland signed with the Chicago Bears as an undrafted free agent on May 10, 2018.[3] He was waived by the Bears on June 7, 2018.[4] On March 20, 2019, Roland was assigned to the Baltimore Brigade. On April 16, 2019, he was placed on recallable reassignment and became a free agent.

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