News: Urschel has retired from the NFL at age 26.
Impact: Given his long-range plan, the news was not likely a surprise. Since 2015, Urschel has been taking PhD track courses at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). In 2016, he took four courses and recorded straight As. At Penn State, Urschel graduated in four years - bachelor's and master's degree in math - with a 4.0 grade point average. In three seasons with the Ravens, Urschel appeared in 40 games with 13 starts, including three last season.