John Urschel on Football, Concussions and Finding Beauty in Math
(Originally aired on May 21, 2019)
Today, in this archive edition of Midday, Tom's guest is John Urschel, whose resumé includes great skill and high achievement in two areas that are not often, in fact, hardly ever, associated: football and mathematics. He is a former offensive lineman for the Baltimore Ravens who retired from the NFL at the age of 26 to pursue a career in math.
This conversation was streamed live on WYPR's Facebook page. You can watch the video here.