John Cameron Urschel (born June 24, 1991) is a Canadian-American mathematician and retired professional American football guard and center.
He played college football at Penn State and was drafted by the Baltimore Ravens in the fifth round of the 2014 NFL Draft.
Urschel played his entire NFL career with Baltimore before announcing his retirement on July 27, 2017, at 26 years old.
Urschel has bachelor's and master's degrees in mathematics from Penn State and is pursuing a Ph.D.
in mathematics from MIT.
He has published peer-reviewed articles in mathematics.
He is an advanced stats columnist for The Players' Tribune.