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Five things to know about the Baltimore Ravens newest offensive lineman

The Baltimore Ravens made their fifth-round selection (175th overall) on Saturday, taking John Urschel out of Penn State. In the coming month, there will be plenty of coverage of the newest member of the Ravens. But in the meantime, here are five things to know about the offensive guard: 1) He’s a well-rounded guy: In 2013, Urschel won the William V. Campbell Trophy, which is given...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft: Baltimore’s smart pick, drafts John Urschel

The Baltimore Ravens have drafted the smartest player in the NFL Draft pool. Penn State offensive guard John Urschel was drafted by the Ravens wit the 175th overall pick just before the fifth round came to a close. The Ravens took OL John Urschel from Penn State with the No. 175 pick. — Baltimore Ravens (@Ravens) May 10, 2014 Urschel will be welcomed by another former Penn State...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

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.
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

John Urschel's diary: Road to the NFL draft

Editors: Penn State offensive linemen John Urschel will routinely provide a look at his journey leading up to the May 8 NFL draft 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 opens with a look at...
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February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

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

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