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The 109 graduates ties school record; 30 sports with at least one graduate
Penn State alums playing on 21 NFL teams; 10 former Nittany Lions are on NFL coaching staffs
Penn State Players Have Earned 54 Super Bowl Rings
2012 (Senior Season)
Urschel was selected first-team All-Big Ten and a first-team Capital One/CoSIDA Academic All-American®. He started all 12 games at right guard and was instrumental in helping the Nittany Lions lead the Big Ten in total offense (437.0 ypg) in conference games and rank second in scoring offense (32.6 ppg) and second in pass offense (283.1 ypg) against Big Ten foes. He helped Penn State gain more than 500 yards of total offense three times in conference play, topped by 546 yards against Indiana, its highest total against a Big Ten foe since 2008. Urschel played a vital role in helping pave the way for 1,000-yard rusher Zach Zwinak and protecting quarterback Matt McGloin during his record-setting campaign. He also was a first-team Capital One/CoSIDA Academic All-District® honoree and was named Academic All-Big Ten for the third time. Urschel graduated with a 4.0 grade-point average in May 2012, less than three years after enrolling at Penn State, and was the student marshal for the mathematics graduates at commencement.
2011 (Junior Season)
Playing in every game, Urschel helped Penn State lead the Big Ten in fewest sacks allowed, with 14 in 13 games. He played an important role in helping clear running lanes for tailback Silas Redd (1,241 yards), giving Penn State a 1,000-yard rusher for the seventh consecutive season. Urschel and the offensive line lifted Penn State to an improvement of 41 rushing yards per game in Big Ten games (178.1 ypg) compared to the initial four non-conference tilts (137.0 ypg). Urschel earned Academic All-Big Ten honors for the second consecutive year. In the 13-3 win over Iowa, Urschel helped clear the way as Penn State rushed for 231 yards. On a pivotal fourth-quarter drive, Penn State ran the ball 10 times, with the offensive line controlling the line of scrimmage and leading the way to four first downs to set up a late touchdown against the Hawkeyes. In the win over Indiana State, Urschel and the O-line led the way for 245 yards on the ground. Against No. 2 Alabama, the offense totaled 16 first downs and 251 yards and did not allow a sack against one of the nation's top defenses. In the victory over Eastern Michigan, Urschel helped the offense amass a season-high 468 total yards, including 364 through the air, and was part of an offensive line effort that did not allow a sack. He helped Penn State compile 464 yards of offense (193 rushing, 271 passing), run a season-high 86 plays and hold the ball for 37:27 in the victory at Indiana. Urschel was on the field for 396 snaps during the season, including highs of 60 against Alabama and 52 in the Indiana game.
2010 (Sophomore Season)
Urschel saw his most significant career action against Indiana, starting and playing on 66 snaps at right guard in the 41-24 win. He helped the Nittany Lions gain 496 yards and 24 first downs in the victory at FedEx Field. He also played against Youngstown State and Kent State. Urschel compiled his third and fourth consecutive 4.00 grade-point averages during the fall and spring semesters. He earned Academic All-Big Ten honors for the first time.
2009 (Freshman Season)
A defensive tackle at Canisius High School, Urschel earned all-state and Western New York Lineman-of-the-Year honors under Coach Brandon Harris. During his senior season, he recorded 77 tackles and 4.5 sacks. A senior captain on the gridiron, Urschel also was a three-year captain with the track and field team.
Full name is John Cameron Urschel. He is the son of Venita Parker and John Urschel. In his spare time, Urschel enjoys reading and playing the guitar. He graduated with a degree in mathematics in May 2012 and earned his master's degree in math in May 2013, maintaining his perfect 4.0 grade-point average. He is working on a second master's degree, in math education. He served as the student marshal for mathematics majors at the 2012 spring commencement. Born June 24, 1991 in Winnipeg, Canada.