Rivers makes Sports Illustrated's "Faces in the Crowd"


Oct. 22, 2019

Roland Rivers, a Slippery Rock University senior communication studies major from Ellenwood, Georgia, was featured in the Oct. 21 issue of Sports Illustrated. Rivers, the quarterback of the nationally ranked SRU football team, was included in the "Faces in the Crowd" section.

SI recognized Rivers for leading the top-ranked offense in NCAA Division II after he threw for 1,620 yards, rushed for 286 yards and completed a Division II-best 23 touchdown passes through the first five weeks of the season. The SRU football team has a 7-0 record and is ranked No. 9 in the most recent American Football Coaches Association national poll.