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John Urschel isn't your average NFL player. He attending Penn State and played football, but that wan't all. He also excelled in the classroom.

After graduating from Penn State with a degree in mathematics, Urschel pursued his dream of playing in the NFL. He was selected by the Baltimore Ravens in the fifth round of the 2014 NFL draft. 

After being a part of the team for two seasons, Urshcel had the opportunity to pursue higher education at MIT in Boston. While he never expected to work on his Ph.D and play football in the NFL at the same time, it was an opportunity he could not pass up.