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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.