All through the 2021 Name of Responsibility League season, the Minnesota Rokkr hasn’t received quite a lot of respect. The workforce received off to a slower begin and wasn’t competing at a stage that was acceptable to the group and its followers. However then one thing occurred. Head coach Brian “Saintt” Baroska and V1 director of esports technique Jake “Reppin” Trobaugh put their religion in a 19-year-old child to try to convey a spark to the Rokkr roster. The outcomes had been immediate and thrilling.
The world was launched to Eli “Standy” Bentz in an enormous method. After getting swept two video games in a row, the Rokkr confronted off towards OpTic Chicago, a top-tier workforce headlined by the one and solely Scump. Whereas many thought of the workforce from Minnesota an underdog, little did followers of the CDL know what was about to hit subsequent. Standy took his alternative and ran with it, serving to the workforce to a decisive 3-Zero victory together with his eye-popping 1.52 kill-death ratio. This was solely the start because the Minnesota Rokkr workforce has discovered its groove, successful the final three video games in a row on its technique to a prime seed of Group B within the Majors II match.
However what comes subsequent for the purple scorching Rokkr? Be a part of Andrew Reiner and Alex Stadnik as they sit down with the rookie sensation, alongside together with his coaches to debate Standy’s rise to CDL glory, suggestions for younger gamers hoping to get their shot within the skilled leagues, and what the workforce’s mindset goes ahead.
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