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For Ravens lineman John Urschel, math and football equally important

For Ravens lineman John Urschel, math and football equally important

John Urschel found himself in a nightmare, thrust there by a young fan's simple question. What would Urschel do, the student at Glenridge Elementary in Landover Hills asked, if he lived in a world where he could pursue neither football nor math? "I was at a loss," said the second-year Ravens offensive lineman. "This sounds like some hell they've sent me to, some terrible place. … It hurt me and cut me as a person to even think about this alternate universe in which that was a thing. I couldn't do it, man." Urschel, 24, isn't joking. For as long as he can remember, he has thrown his body around a football field or lost his mind in the...

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