Campus News

NFL player to earn doctorate

Baltimore Raven’s offensive lineman John Urschel tweeted that he will attend the Massachusetts Institute of Technology during the off-season to begin a doctoral program in spectral graph theory, numerical linear algebra and machine learning, The Baltimore Sun reported.

Urschel has a bachelor’s and master’s degree in math from Penn State, where he excelled both in the classroom and on the field. Urschel won the William V. Campbell Trophy, known as the “academic Heisman.”