I know news organizations like to lionize college athletes who are also successful in the classroom - see Myron Rolle - but this is still pretty cool. You kind of hope that schools like Northwestern, UM, and ND also appeal to kids like this - smart guys who are good athletes but also realize that even if they play pro ball, they still have 40+ years of their lives to live once they hang up their cleats, and studio analysts positions aren't a given.
OT - Cool Gerhart article
given the three season average career of NFL running back, working with bio-tech startups has a much better risk / reward ratio; and doesn't involve getting hit by Ray Lewis.
We do have one of those guys coming in. Ray Vinopal has a gpa of 4.5
but the article states that Stanford is the fourth best school in the country. Shouldn't it be the fourth best PUBLIC school? just wondering.
Stanford is a private school.