Ravens G John Urschel to attend MIT for math PhD during off-season
The offensive lineman, who describes himself as a “professional mathlete,” earned his bachelor’s degree in math, graduating with a 4.0 GPA from Penn State. He then went on to complete his master’s degree in math while continuing to play football for the Nittany Lions. Urschel also co-authored a published article in the Journal of Computational Mathematics.
Urschel, 24, was drafted in the fifth round of the 2014 draft and saw action in three games during his rookie year. This season, he started in seven games for the Ravens.