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Why This 4-Star QB Chose the Ivy League Over Alabama

For many recruits, there's nothing more alluring than playing football at the University of Alabama. You know you'll play for National Championship...

By: Brandon Hall

NFL WR Andrew Hawkins Just Earned His Ivy League Master's Degree With a 4.0 GPA

NFL free agent wide receiver Andrew Hawkins was cut by the Cleveland Browns in February, but he has remained busy. Over the weekend, Hawkins graduated...

By: Rob Scott

Northwest Missouri State Football Players Will Wear Helmet Decals That Show Their GPAs

Helmet stickers have long been a tradition in college football. Ohio State has their buckeye leaves. Florida State has their tomahawks. And Nor...

By: Brandon Hall

Former NBA Star Stephen Bardo Talks About the Impact of Sports on the Future Success of Student-Athletes

Stephen Bardo, former University of Illinois standout, NBA star, basketball analyst and now a leading champion of education and a Leadership Ambas...

By: Annie Koeblitz

Latest Videos in Academics

Brandon Knight on the Importance of Academics

NBA point guard Brandon Knight talks about the importance of academics in his life, a quality instilled by his parents.

Dustin Pedroia Talks High School

MLB All-Star Dustin Pedroia looks back on his high school career and discusses how it set him on the path to stardom.

Dustin Pedroia on the Importance of Academics

MLB All-Star Dustin Pedroia offers insight into how and why athletes need to hit the books with a school-first mentality.

Dustin Pedroia's College Recruiting Journey

MLB All-Star Dustin Pedroia recalls his hectic college recruiting experience and offers advice to younger athletes heading into it.

Thomas Jones Chasing Greatness Part 3: Beyond the Gridiron

In the third episode of Chasing Greatness, Kansas City Chiefs RB Thomas Jones discusses his life off the gridiron, including why attending a great school was so important to him.