NFL Player Seeking Math PhD from MIT

The National Football League offseason is supposed to be a time for players to relax, recover from the brutality of the prior season, and prepare for the next one.
Not for Baltimore Ravens player John Urschel. The 6’3”, 305-pound offensive lineman will begin a PhD in mathematics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology this year. The Hulk-like math geek, who graduated from Penn State with a 4.0 grade point average, will study spectral graph theory, numerical linear algebra, and machine learning.

NFL Player MIT PhD