|Date of birth:December 27, 1993|
|Place of birth: Batesburg-Leesville, South Carolina|
|College: West Georgia|
|Undrafted in 2018|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|* Chicago Bears ( 2018)*|
|Career highlights and awards|
| * South Carolina's Mr. Football (2011)
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.
Roland also played basketball, recording seven rebounds during his junior year.
After leaving South Carolina in 2014, Roland enrolled at Prairie View A&M University but instead decided to return to Lexington. In 2016, Roland returned to school, attending Winston-Salem State University. Roland state that he was, "very interested" in a return to the South Carolina football program to play out his final year of eligibility.
Roland signed with the Chicago Bears as an undrafted free agent on May 10, 2018. He was waived by the Bears on June 7, 2018. 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.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 "Shaq Roland Bio". UWG Wolves. http://www.uwgsports.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=24310&ATCLID=211653694. Retrieved May 13, 2018.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Shaq Roland 'very interested' in returning to Gamecocks". www.thestate.com. The State. March 1, 2016. http://www.thestate.com/sports/college/university-of-south-carolina/usc-football/article63354957.html. Retrieved September 23, 2016.
- ↑ Mayer, Larry (May 10, 2018). "Roster Moves: Bears ink 15 undrafted rookie free agents". http://www.chicagobears.com/news/article-rostermoves/Roster-Moves-Bears-ink-15-undrafted-rookie-free-agents/c9cc7442-1038-4858-af69-dce86c95bed7.
- ↑ Williams, Charean (June 7, 2018). "Bears make roster moves, including signing Josh Woods". https://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2018/06/07/bears-make-roster-moves-including-signing-josh-woods/.