Muscle and Brain
A linebacker in NFL and Math Ph.D. at MIT. Yes, you heard it right. The Ravens linebacker John Urschel has been admitted to the Ph.D. program in Mathematics at MIT.
And he decided to start his Ph.D. program this year.
John Urschel graduated from Penn state with a 4.0 GPA in Mathematics. In addition, he also has a master's degree from the same institution. He would read math books and research papers when the Ravens are traveling. In fact, he is already an accomplished mathematician with papers published in major Math journals like Journal of Computational Mathematics.