NFL Player to Earn Ph.D. During Off-Season

January 28, 2016

John Urschel, guard for the Baltimore Ravens, will spend the off-season earning his Ph.D. at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the football player announced this week.

The Baltimore Sun reported that Urschel will focus on spectral graph theory, numerical linear algebra and machine learning. Urschel earned his bachelor's and master's degrees in math while playing football at Pennsylvania State University.

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