John Urschel Checkmates Competition
Dr. John Urschel is famous for a variety of things at Penn State. Not only was he an accomplished offensive lineman from 2009 to 2014, but he graduated as one of the nation’s premier student-athletes, receiving numerous national accolades for his achievements on the field and in the classroom. While starring as an offensive lineman for the Nittany Lion football team, Urschel earned a bachelor’s and master’s degree and finished both with a 4.0 GPA. Urschel went on to be drafted by the Baltimore Ravens in 2014 and had a short career in the pros playing in 40 games and starting 13 of them.
Beyond his football playing, Urschel earned a doctorate from MIT, and is also an avid chess player. Penn State has had a long and storied history of producing great talent both in the field of sport but also professionally as well, and No. 64 on this list goes to John Urschel.
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