Brady Berge Commits

Brady Berge discusses his recruiting process and announced his college decision live on FRL:



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Penn State continues to collect the biggest and baddest dudes on the planet as No. 1 Brady Berge made his verbal commitment to the Nittany Lions on Wednesday on FloWrestling Radio Live.

Berge, whose junior season ended with an injury, has made a dominant return to the mat with a win over No. 2 Shane Griffith at Who's #1 and victories against No. 16 Aaron Brooks, No. 4 Stephan Glasgow, and No. 3 Quentin Hovis to win the Super 32 title at 152 pounds.
 Berge is not just the top-ranked 160-pound wrestler in the country, but he's also the sixth-ranked recruit on the Class of 2017 Big Board. The two-time Minnesota state champion projects as a 149-pounder for an already powerful Penn State lineup.

He is also the third highly ranked recruit to commit to the Nittany Lions in the past few months after juniors Roman Bravo-Young and Travis Wittlake Jr. made verbal commitments just a few weeks ago.

Watch Brady Berge get an overtime win at Who's #1 against Shane Griffith:

2020 Title Contenders: 149 Pounds

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A lot of heavy hitting 149-pounders used up their final year of NCAA eligibility last season, including the champ Anthony Ashnault, three-time All-American Micah Jordan, and 2018's fourth-place finisher Mitch Finesilver. A solid crop of contenders return, however, to a weight class that is very much up for grabs. 

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2020 Title Contenders: 141 Pounds

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Ohio State's Three-time All-American Joey McKenna has exhausted his NCAA eligibility, but just about every other 141-pounder from last season has time left to earn an NCAA title. Four-time national qualifier Josh Alber of UNI is another noteworthy departure from the division. 

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#4 Gaige Garcia Commits To Michigan

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2020 Title Contenders: 133 Pounds

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For as gnarly as the hunt for the 125-pound NCAA title looks to be, 133 is going to be an absolute bloodbath. Although the weight class loses two All-Americans to graduation in John Erneste and Ethan Lizak, and it looks like 2018 third-placer Tariq Wilson will be bumping up to 141 for the 2020 season, the weight class does expect to see the return of Seth Gross, the 2019 133-pound champ. 

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Six Questions For Ohio State's Lineup In 2020

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For three straight years now Ohio State has finished as the second best team in the country. Their lineups have totaled 341 points at NCAAs in that time, an average of nearly 114 per tournament.

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Rutgers Depth Charts & Targets

Rutgers wrestling has made steady improvements over the last decade. Now, after bringing home two of the nation's ten NCAA titles, the next step is upon them. 

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2020 Title Contenders: 125 Pounds

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A good amount of talent returns to the lightest NCAA weight class next season, as only a couple of All-Americans in Ronnie Bresser and Sean Russell have used up their eligibility. 

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USA Men's Freestyle Mount Rushmore

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It's Mount Rushmore season! For this edition, we are crafting a monument to men's freestyle wrestlers from the USA. So NCAA records, either as a competitor or coach, are not factors when it comes to deciding who gets their face carved into the mountain. Maybe in a subsequent Mount Rushmore!

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FRL 386 - American Wrestling's Mt. Rushmore

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FRL 386 discusses Final X, Aaron Pico and Mt. Rushmore for American Wrestling.