Become a digitalPLUS subscriber. $12 for 12 weeks.

Topics

Skype
Ravens' Urschel distinguished himself as a lineman, student and teacher
Ravens' Urschel distinguished himself as a lineman, student and teacher

There’s plenty that distinguishes Ravens rookie offensive lineman John Urschel from his teammates, including his prodigious academic career and potential in the field of mathematics. But what I couldn’t fit into Sunday’s story was the fact that, with all of his football and academic responsibilities, Urschel taught two classes at Penn State — and did it well, by all accounts. Urschel said it’s not typical for master’s students to teach at Penn State — that responsibility typically goes to doctoral students. But he asked whether he could try it out, and was assigned a section of Math 041. In the spring of his senior year, he had a course...

Loading