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John Urschel’s Mom Offers Perspective on Son Playing Football

John Urschel’s Mom Offers Perspective on Son Playing Football

May 11, 2017



The National Football Foundation (NFF) & College Hall of Fame released the video on May 10, 2017 as part of its “I’m A Football Mom” series. The video features Venita Parker, the mother of former Penn State offensive guard and 2013 NFF William V. Campbell Trophy recipient John Urschel. For more on the “I’m A Football Mom” series, go to http://footballmatters.org/john-urschels-mom-offers-perspective-on-her-son-playing-football/.

The interview captures Venita Parker’s perspective on how she addressed the safety concerns of having her son play football, and the importance of football in turning her son into a well-rounded individual. Urschel is currently pursuing his PhD in mathematics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology while playing in the NFL for the Baltimore Ravens. Parker said the key in addressing her concerns centered on becoming knowledgeable and ensuring that her son’s coaches put his safety first.

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