It is a good day to be the son of a star. The College of Miami announced on Friday that they have been providing scholarships to the son of rapper Rick Ross in addition to the sons of NFL legends Jason Taylor and Edgerrin James, in keeping with USA Immediately.
The Hurricanes have been as soon as thought to be the perfect school soccer program within the nation and have been seen as a farm of NFL expertise, sending dozens of future hall-of-famers to the league within the ’80s and ’90s.
However in recent times the crew has struggled to regain its former glory.
In an effort to amass a few of their previous glory, the college handed out three scholarships to the sons of a few of the finest gamers to ever come by way of this system.
Ross’ son, William Roberts, was supplied a scholarship for 2024, whereas Eden James and Mason Taylor have been supplied scholarships for 2022.
Eden James is enjoying operating again like his dad and racked up 750 yards and 9 touchdowns for Treasure Coast Excessive College in Port Saint Lucie, Florida, 247Sports activities reported. He additionally has a soccer scholarship supply from Howard College.
Mason Taylor played tight finish at St. Thomas Aquinas and introduced in six catches for 133 yards, in keeping with 247Sports activities. He additionally has scholarship presents from faculties like Florida Worldwide College and Syracuse College.
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Roberts simply completed his freshman yr on the identical highschool as Taylor however he is already 6-foot-2, 270-pound,s and performed on the offensive line. Ross himself performed soccer at Albany State.
“It feels good. It is a dream come true,” Roberts told 247Sports activities.
Plenty of rappers have had sons play soccer in school, together with Snoop Dogg, Warren G, Nate Dogg and Diddy.
“Will’s measurement, power, and athleticism have enabled him to play some high quality time this season and begin a few video games. He’s an especially proficient participant and a effectively rounded, character-oriented particular person. His finest days are forward of him,” Roger Harriott, St. Thomas Aquinas head coach, mentioned in an interview with 247Sports activities.
The highschool has produced dozens of NFL stars together with Nick Bosa, Joey Bosa, Giovani Bernard, James White, Geno Atkins and lots of others.