Andy Staples just put out his vote for the SI "Sportsman of the Year" and he votes for John Urschel.
Its a really good read, highlights not only Urschel, but the NCAA as well. A few quotes:
"Urschel is my Sportsman of the Year for two reasons. First, he embodies everything that a student-athlete should be. He embraced the opportunities presented in the classroom and on the football field, and he'll probably play in the NFL before he moves on to a mathematics Ph.D. program. Second, his success further highlights the absurdity of the scholarship sanctions handed to Penn State..."
Read More: http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/sportsman/news/20131204/john-urschel-my-sportsman/#ixzz2mWfRS1u1
And he did save the best line for last
"Maybe Mark Emmert should sit in on Urschel's class."