football

In-state Big Ten battle

Junior to Watch: DeWayne Roland
School: Southfield (Mich.) Lathrop
Position: Offensive and defensive lineman
Size and speed: Roland is 6-foot-4 and 280 pounds. He has been timed in the 40-yard dash at 4.85 seconds.
Statistics: Roland can bench press 350 pounds.
Favorite Schools: Michigan and Michigan State
Skinny: Roland started at both offensive tackle and defensive end during his junior season. He prefers defense though he may end up on offense in college.
"Michigan, Michigan State, Purdue, Boston College, Penn State, and Notre Dame all send mail," Roland said.
"I visited Michigan for a junior day a couple of weeks ago. It was nice."
"Michigan's my favorite. Michigan State is second."
Roland said none of the schools he mentioned have offered a scholarship to this point.
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