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√4096 days.

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You're likely familiar with John Urschel's accomplishments, and if you're not, too bad - I don't have enough time to list all of them, nor do I have the will. Which I guess is why John is considered the world's foremost interior lineman/theoretical mathematician/weed joke-maker, and I am merely writing a blog post about him.

Ok, let's try to go through some of his achievements. Urschel graduated from Penn State in 2012, played his senior year of football in the Fall of 2013 while teaching Math 041, and earned his masters in mathematics in May 2013. He was published in the scientific journal Celestial Mechanics and Dynamical Astronomy, for his work titled "Instabilities of the Sun-Jupiter-Asteroid Three Body Problem", which I  can only assume is a detailed investigation of a secret glitch level in the popular '80s video game Asteroids.

In 2014 Urschel was selected in the fifth round of the NFL Draft by the Balitmore Ravens and played in 11 games, starting three at guard. He somehow found time to co-author another academic paper, this one titled "A Cascadic Multigrid Algorithm for Computing the Fiedler Vector of Graph Laplacians". If you don't understand that, don't feel bad. I don't speak French either.

The point here is that Urschel is maybe the greatest representative of Penn State and collegiate athletics we have, and I doubt that we'll ever see another human do what he has done and continues to do. Do work, John.

43 days until Penn State football.