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John Urschel
G/C #64
Height:
6-3
Weight:
300
Age:
25
College:
Penn State
Hometown:
Buffalo, NY
Experience:
3

Quick Stats (2016):

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Career Stats
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TOTAL 27 10
2016 BAL 0 0
2015 BAL 16 7
2014 BAL 11 3
Recent Games
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1 BUF W 13-7
2 @CLE W 25-20

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Biography

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— Key Transactions —

  • Selected by the Ravens in the fifth round (175th overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft

— Career Highlights —

  • In 2015, played in all 16 games (seven starts at center) on an O-line that allowed the NFL’s third-fewest sacks (24) and helped post a team-record 4,271 net passing yards
  • Saw action in 11 games (three starts) as a rookie in 2014 for an offense that established franchise single-season records in yards (5,838) and points scored (409)
  • In 2014, helped QB Joe Flacco establish career highs in passing yards (3,986) and TD passes (27), completing 62.1% of his passes (344 of 5554) for a 91.0 QB rating

— Personal —

  • During the 2016 offseason, enrolled in a Ph.D. program at M.I.T., studying spectral graph theory, numerical linear algebra and machine learning
  • Was the 2016 spring commencement speaker for the Penn State College of Science (University Park, PA)
  • At the 2016 Genius Gala at the Liberty Science Center (Jersey City, NJ), played chess against U.S. Champion Fabiano Caruana...Urschel is an aspiring chess master
  • At his alma mater, Penn State, taught trigonometry and analytic geometry in the spring of 2013 and integral vector calculus during the fall semester...Was a visiting scholar at PSU during the Ravens’ 2015 offseason and was a research associate in 2016
  • Authored a paper titled, “Instabilities of the Sun-Jupiter-Asteroid Three Body Problem” that was published in 2012 in the journal Celestial Mechanics and Dynamical Astronomy and a paper titled, “Cascadic Multigrid Algorithm for Computing the Fiedler Vector,” published in the Journal of Computational Mathematics
  • Earned his degree in math in three years and graduated with a master’s degree in math in one year from PSU
  • Plays guitar and aspires to be in a blues band one day
  • Occasionally writes for The Players’ Tribune, focusing on math, statistics, football and player health/safety

— Season Recaps —

2015: (Baltimore Ravens – 16/7)

  • Saw action in all 16 games (seven starts at center) on a line that permitted the NFL’s third-fewest sacks (24) and helped produce a single-season franchise-record 4,271 net passing yards...The Ravens posted the second-most total net yards (5,749) in team history
  • Made his seventh-straight start at center for an O-line that allowed just 1 sack at Cin. (1/3/16)
  • Started at center for an offensive line that helped generate 121 rushing yards in the 20-17 win vs. Pit. (12/27)
  • Started at center for an offensive line that did not permit a sack in the 33-27 victory at Cle. (11/30)
  • Registered his first-career start at center on an O-line that allowed 1 sack and helped generate 388 total net yards despite missing three starters – C Jeremy Zuttah, G Kelechi Osemele and T Eugene Monroe (left in the third quarter) – due to injury in the 16-13 victory vs. STL (11/22)

2014: (Baltimore Ravens – 11/3, 2/2)

  • Helped an offense that established franchise single-season records in yards (5,838) and points scored (409)...Helped QB Joe Flacco establish career highs in passing yards (3,986) and TD passes (27), completing 62.1% of his passes (344 of 554) for a 91.0 QB rating
  • Started both postseason contests at RG (Marshal Yanda started at RT due to Rick Wagner being on IR with a foot injury) for an offense that had 727 yards and 61 points
  • Started at RG and helped the Ravens gain 419 yards, including 238 yards and 17 unanswered points in the fourth quarter, in the 20-10 victory vs. Cle. (12/28)
  • Started at LG in the 29-7 victory vs. Atl. (10/19)
  • Played in his first-career NFL game, starting at LG (Kelechi Osemele - knee) for an offense that gained 475 yards and racked up 6 TDs in the 48-17 victory at TB (10/12)...Helped protect QB Joe Flacco, allowing him to complete 75% of his passes (21 of 28) for 306 yards, a franchise-record-tying 5 TDs and a franchise-record 149.7 QB rating...Also had a special teams tackle on a blocked FGA

— College —

  • Competed in 40 games at Penn State, starting every contest (24) at RG as a junior (2012) and senior (2013)...Recorded 21 TD-resulting blocks and 181 key blocks/knockdowns in his two full seasons as a starter...Redshirted as a true freshman in 2009
  • Earned third-team All-American and first-team All-Big Ten accolades for the second-consecutive season as a senior in 2013...Served as team captain and received the Nittany Lions’ O-line Player of the Game honor in 10 of 12 contests...Tallied 12 TD-resulting blocks and 97 knockdowns for an offense that gained 5,198 yards and scored 43 TDs
  • In 2013, became the first Penn State player to win the William V. Campbell Trophy, given to the nation’s premier college football scholar-athlete...Recipient of the 2013 Senior CLASS Award, which is based on excellence in four fields: classroom, community, character and competition

— High School —

  • Prepped at Canisius (Buffalo, NY) HS, where he earned All-State and Western New York Lineman of the Year honors as a senior after recording 77 tackles and 4.5 sacks at DT
  • Was a captain of the football team his senior season and served as a three-year captain for the track and field team
  • Won the CHSAA Indoor Championship in 2009 with a 12-pound shot put toss of 56’-5.75”

— Urschel’s Community Impact —

  • Supported the NFL and the Ravens’ efforts with the Fuel Up to PLAY 60 program by visiting with and speaking to children at Westside Intermediate School (2015)
  • Supports teammates’ charitable endeavors, including former Ravens T Eugene Monroe’s Holiday Food and Toy Drive and Holiday Helpers, the team’s annual youth holiday shopping event at Target, hosted by Steve Smith Sr.

Download Bio Update

— Key Transactions —

  • Selected by the Ravens in the fifth round (175th overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft

— Career Highlights —

  • In 2015, played in all 16 games (seven starts at center) on an O-line that allowed the NFL’s third-fewest sacks (24) and helped post a team-record 4,271 net passing yards
  • Saw action in 11 games (three starts) as a rookie in 2014 for an offense that established franchise single-season records in yards (5,838) and points scored (409)
  • In 2014, helped QB Joe Flacco establish career highs in passing yards (3,986) and TD passes (27), completing 62.1% of his passes (344 of 5554) for a 91.0 QB rating

— Personal —

  • During the 2016 offseason, enrolled in a Ph.D. program at M.I.T., studying spectral graph theory, numerical linear algebra and machine learning
  • Was the 2016 spring commencement speaker for the Penn State College of Science (University Park, PA)
  • At the 2016 Genius Gala at the Liberty Science Center (Jersey City, NJ), played chess against U.S. Champion Fabiano Caruana...Urschel is an aspiring chess master
  • At his alma mater, Penn State, taught trigonometry and analytic geometry in the spring of 2013 and integral vector calculus during the fall semester...Was a visiting scholar at PSU during the Ravens’ 2015 offseason and was a research associate in 2016
  • Authored a paper titled, “Instabilities of the Sun-Jupiter-Asteroid Three Body Problem” that was published in 2012 in the journal Celestial Mechanics and Dynamical Astronomy and a paper titled, “Cascadic Multigrid Algorithm for Computing the Fiedler Vector,” published in the Journal of Computational Mathematics
  • Earned his degree in math in three years and graduated with a master’s degree in math in one year from PSU
  • Plays guitar and aspires to be in a blues band one day
  • Occasionally writes for The Players’ Tribune, focusing on math, statistics, football and player health/safety

— Season Recaps —

2015: (Baltimore Ravens – 16/7)

  • Saw action in all 16 games (seven starts at center) on a line that permitted the NFL’s third-fewest sacks (24) and helped produce a single-season franchise-record 4,271 net passing yards...The Ravens posted the second-most total net yards (5,749) in team history
  • Made his seventh-straight start at center for an O-line that allowed just 1 sack at Cin. (1/3/16)
  • Started at center for an offensive line that helped generate 121 rushing yards in the 20-17 win vs. Pit. (12/27)
  • Started at center for an offensive line that did not permit a sack in the 33-27 victory at Cle. (11/30)
  • Registered his first-career start at center on an O-line that allowed 1 sack and helped generate 388 total net yards despite missing three starters – C Jeremy Zuttah, G Kelechi Osemele and T Eugene Monroe (left in the third quarter) – due to injury in the 16-13 victory vs. STL (11/22)

2014: (Baltimore Ravens – 11/3, 2/2)

  • Helped an offense that established franchise single-season records in yards (5,838) and points scored (409)...Helped QB Joe Flacco establish career highs in passing yards (3,986) and TD passes (27), completing 62.1% of his passes (344 of 554) for a 91.0 QB rating
  • Started both postseason contests at RG (Marshal Yanda started at RT due to Rick Wagner being on IR with a foot injury) for an offense that had 727 yards and 61 points
  • Started at RG and helped the Ravens gain 419 yards, including 238 yards and 17 unanswered points in the fourth quarter, in the 20-10 victory vs. Cle. (12/28)
  • Started at LG in the 29-7 victory vs. Atl. (10/19)
  • Played in his first-career NFL game, starting at LG (Kelechi Osemele - knee) for an offense that gained 475 yards and racked up 6 TDs in the 48-17 victory at TB (10/12)...Helped protect QB Joe Flacco, allowing him to complete 75% of his passes (21 of 28) for 306 yards, a franchise-record-tying 5 TDs and a franchise-record 149.7 QB rating...Also had a special teams tackle on a blocked FGA

— College —

  • Competed in 40 games at Penn State, starting every contest (24) at RG as a junior (2012) and senior (2013)...Recorded 21 TD-resulting blocks and 181 key blocks/knockdowns in his two full seasons as a starter...Redshirted as a true freshman in 2009
  • Earned third-team All-American and first-team All-Big Ten accolades for the second-consecutive season as a senior in 2013...Served as team captain and received the Nittany Lions’ O-line Player of the Game honor in 10 of 12 contests...Tallied 12 TD-resulting blocks and 97 knockdowns for an offense that gained 5,198 yards and scored 43 TDs
  • In 2013, became the first Penn State player to win the William V. Campbell Trophy, given to the nation’s premier college football scholar-athlete...Recipient of the 2013 Senior CLASS Award, which is based on excellence in four fields: classroom, community, character and competition

— High School —

  • Prepped at Canisius (Buffalo, NY) HS, where he earned All-State and Western New York Lineman of the Year honors as a senior after recording 77 tackles and 4.5 sacks at DT
  • Was a captain of the football team his senior season and served as a three-year captain for the track and field team
  • Won the CHSAA Indoor Championship in 2009 with a 12-pound shot put toss of 56’-5.75”

— Urschel’s Community Impact —

  • Supported the NFL and the Ravens’ efforts with the Fuel Up to PLAY 60 program by visiting with and speaking to children at Westside Intermediate School (2015)
  • Supports teammates’ charitable endeavors, including former Ravens T Eugene Monroe’s Holiday Food and Toy Drive and Holiday Helpers, the team’s annual youth holiday shopping event at Target, hosted by Steve Smith Sr.
 

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