Urschel Details Road to NFL

In his latest diary entry profiling his path to the draft, Penn State's John Urschel discusses pro day and what he accomplished by working out at center.
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Penn State's John Urschel wins Sullivan Award

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Penn State offensive lineman John Urschel won the Sullivan Award on Friday night as the country's top amateur athlete.
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John Urschel's diary: Road to the NFL draft

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) Penn State offensive lineman John Urschel will routinely provide a look at his journey leading to the NFL draft on May 8 in a series of diary entries. The all-Big Ten, third-team AP All-American has a Master's degree in math and was awarded the William V. Campbell Trophy as college football's top scholar-athlete. The 6-foot-3, 315-pound guard'...
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John Urschel of @PennStateFball named finalist for Sullivan Award, which recognizes nation's premier amateur athlete. — Big Ten Football (@B1Gfootball) March 28, 2014
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All about football now for Penn State's Urschel

John Urschel is all about football now. During an outstanding career at Penn State, Urschel was one of the most accomplished multitaskers in college sports. On the field he was team captain and one of the top guards in the country. He earned all-Big Ten honors twice, was a third-team All-America selection by The Associated Press as a senior and received an invitation to the NFL...
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February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Penn State's John Urschel the Smartest College Football Player Ever?

Yesterday we joked about how low our national expectations of student-athletes have become when we emptied the Oklahoma State Junk Drawer, so we felt like we should highlight one of the good ones. Or maybe the best one. Ever. Penn State fifth-year senior guard John Urschel has been a Nittany Lions stand-out on the field for years, playing in every game since 2011, earning First...
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September 19, 2013  |  Discuss

'Genius' Urschel steps up to line for Penn State

John Urschel has been labeled many things by the Penn State Nittany Lions. Some call him a genius with a mean streak. Others simply know him as a burly offensive lineman working on a second master's degree in math. And now, maybe more important to the team overall, the soft-spoken guard has emerged as an unlikely - but ideal - leader in Happy Valley as Penn State opens preseason...
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August 05, 2013  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Penn State's John Urschel impresses at Big Ten Media Day luncheon

By now we all know the story of Penn State offensive lineman John Urschel. The guy is a mathematics wizard and represents the goals and initiatives of Joe Paterno's famed Grand Experiment and "Success with Honor" mantra down to the tee. Urschel was selected to speak to the media members and others who attended the Big Ten's luncheon on Thursday, which wraps up the...
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July 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Urschel On Trying Weeks

Penn State offensive lineman John Urschel was one of the Lions representatives during Big Ten Media Days. Here he talks with FOXSports NEXT reporter Beth Long about the event and the past few trying weeks.
August 02, 2012  |  Discuss

PSU's 'rock' through team's tough times is O'Brien

In seven months on the job, Bill O'Brien has turned into much more than just the new leader of the Penn State Nittany Lions. Perhaps no head coach has ever inherited such a challenge in his rookie campaign. ''He's kind of our rock. He sets the tone for the rest of us,'' guard John Urschel. ''He sets a very good precedent for this program.''...
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July 15, 2012  |  Discuss

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