Ivy League schools are synonymous with rocket scientists, doctors, lawyers, engineers, and many other professions requiring many book smarts. When a person gets accepted into an Ivy League powerhouse, they would be more inclined to work a 9-4 rather than play professional sports for a living.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers tight end Cameron Brate has become part of the franchise's furniture since he was signed as an undrafted free agent in 2014. A model of professionalism, the Harvard University-schooled Brate has never complained about his fluctuating minutes as a member of the Buccaneers.
The University of Pennsylvania alum was signed by the Baltimore Ravens as an undrafted free agent in 2013. He might not have played for the Ravens before being waived, but his performance with the side helped him sign with the Tennessee Titans not too long after.
Greg Van Roten
Greg Van Roten is as polished as they come, with the University of Pennsylvania alum having his Bachelor of Science in Economics with a Concentration in Marketing. But then, he plays NFL football as well.
The first drafted Ivy League alum on our list, Foyesade Oluokun, is one of the best Ivy League players to grace the NFL in recent memory. The Yale University alum is a linebacker drafted 200th overall in the sixth round of 2018 by the Atlanta Falcons.
Arguably the most accomplished Ivy League alum in the NFL today and easily one of the most successful sportsmen to come out of Harvard University, Kyle Juszczyk is as solid as they come at fullback.