John Urschel

Offensive Lineman, Baltimore Ravens

John is a former All BIG-10 Conference Offensive Lineman at Penn State and current Offensive Guard/Center for the Baltimore Ravens. In the 2014 NFL Draft, the Baltimore Ravens drafted John in the 5th round, and he started several games during his rookie year. In 2013, John was the recipient of the Campbell Award, also known as the “Academic Heisman”, given to the college football player possessing the best combination of academics, community service, and on-field performance. He graduated from Penn State with a 4.0 GPA, a Master’s Degree, published multiple papers in prestigious mathematics and scientific journals, and taught undergraduate math classes. Over the past year, John has partnered with Persado, a consulting company that uses math and science to write persuasive advertising language for its clients to use in their marketing strategies. John is currently pursuing a PhD in Applied Mathematics from MIT during the offseason.