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Profile: John Urschel

People like to talk about the imaginary division between students. In television and movies, especially, we’re told that there are ‘jocks’ and ‘preppies’ and ‘nerds’, and that each is distinct from the other. As if any of us is just one thing, and nothing more. With that in mind, let’s talk for a minute about John Urschel. John Urschel played football for Penn State from 2009 to 2013. He is a lineman, a grunt. Not the kind of household name you typically would associate with glory. But last month, he... Read More