Wrestling - Archives 2016-17

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Burroughs Goes 1-2 at Rio Olympics
Wrestling 08/19/2016

Jordan Burroughs (74 kg/163 pounds) went 1-2 in his second appearance in the Men's Freestyle Wrestling Competition at the Olympic Games on Friday.

Burroughs Set to Defend Olympic Gold in Rio
Wrestling 08/16/2016

Four-time Olympic/World champion and former Husker Jordan Burroughs (74 kg/163 pounds) looks to add to his legacy on Friday when he wrestles in the Men's Freestyle Olympic competition in Rio.

Manning Named U.S. Freestyle Olympic Coach
Wrestling 07/27/2016

Nebraska Head Coach Mark Manning will serve as a U.S. Freestyle Olympic Coach for the 2016 Rio Games, USA Wrestling announced on Wednesday.

Manning Still the Coach Overseeing Burroughs’ Legacy
Wrestling 07/27/2016

To the surprise of few, if any inside the wrestling world, Mark Manning remains Team USA's Olympic coach to help complete the journey for Jordan Burroughs, the icon he recruited from New Jersey,

Burroughs Thankful, Blessed, Ready to Make History
Wrestling 07/17/2016

A few minutes after Saturday night's spirited Jordan Burroughs sendoff to Rio de Janeiro in Lincoln's Railyard/Cube Haymarket Area, America's 2012 Olympic gold medalist wrestler was still smiling

Manning: Burroughs Deserves the 'Ultimate Sendoff'
Wrestling 07/14/2016

As the Countdown to Rio de Janeiro intensifies, Nebraska's head wrestling coach is counting on Huskers from everywhere giving 2012 Olympic Gold Medalist Jordan Burroughs "the ultimate sendoff" with a

Green Wins Gold at Grand Prix of Spain
Wrestling 07/10/2016

Former Husker James Green (70 kg/154 pounds) captured the gold medal at the men's freestyle Grand Prix of Spain over the weekend.