The Canadian-born Duvernay-Tardif (who speaks fluent French -- or perhaps it should be better put, also speaks fluent English) graduated from McGill University, which gave him an extended program allowing him to complete his training. What oddly leaped out to me in the short report is perhaps the one idiotically-gnawing part of the whole, great story. After he graduated, Duvernay-Tardif petitioned the NFL to allow him to put "M.D." after his name on his jersey. For reasons inexplicable to Man, the petty, small-minded league said "No."
That pathetic foolishness aside, here's a very good video on him --