Meet The Dream Team: 2018 Men's Freestyle Credentials

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Now that Final X is over, our 2018 men's freestyle world team is set. To say expectations are high would be an understatement. 

Not only is Team USA the defending world champs, but the additions of Kyle Dake, David Taylor, and Nahshon Garrett also have some calling this a "Dream Team." So, just how similar is this American squad to the legendary 1992 basketball team from the Barcelona Games?

Here are the total collegiate and freestyle credentials for this team:

  • 2 Olympic gold medals
  • 7 World titles
  • 3 Olympic medals
  • 13 World medals
  • 20 Combined medals, all age levels
  • 5 Hodge trophies
  • 21 NCAA titles
  • 38 All-American finishes
  • 29 Senior-level teams (includes this year)
  • 40 Combined teams, all age levels


Thomas Gilman

  • 3x All-American
  • 2017 World Silver
  • 2014 JR world bronze
  • 5th Combined team


Nahshon Garrett

  • 4x All-American
  • 2016 NCAA champ


Final X - Lehigh event hub


Logan Stieber

  • 4x NCAA Champ
  • 2016 World champ
  • 2015 Hodge trophy
  • 2011 JR world silver
  • 4th Combined team


James Green

  • 4x All-American
  • 2017 World silver
  • 2015 World bronze
  • 2014 University silver
  • 6th Combined team


Jordan Burroughs

  • 2012 Olympic champ
  • 4x world champ
  • 3x All-American
  • 2x NCAA Champ
  • 2011 Hodge trophy
  • 9 combined teams


Final X - Lincoln event hub


Kyle Dake

  • 4x NCAA champ
  • 2013 Hodge trophy
  • 2008 JR Greco team


David Taylor

  • 4x NCAA finalist
  • 2x NCAA Champ
  • 2012, 2014 Hodge trophy
  • 2013 University Games bronze
  • 2007 JR team


Final X - State College event hub


J'den Cox

  • 2017 World bronze
  • 2016 Olympic bronze
  • 4x All-American
  • 3x NCAA champ


Kyle Snyder

2016 Olympic champ

  • 2x World champ
  • 3x NCAA champ
  • 4x NCAA finalist
  • 2013 JR world champ
  • 2014 JR world bronze


Nick Gwiazdowski

  • 2017 World bronze
  • 4x All-American
  • 3x NCAA Finalist
  • 2x NCAA champ

The Top Pound-For-Pound Wrestlers At The U.S. Open

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A plethora of supremely talented freestyle wrestlers are decending on Vegas this weekend to test their mettle in the U.S. Open. But just how tremendous are these wrestlers? We decided to do a pound-for-pound rankings of the freestyle entries to find out. 

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FRL 372 - JB's Tweet + US Open JR/SR Predictions

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FRL 372 discusses Jordan Burroughs tweet, JR/SR Open predictions and gout time with Willie Saylor.

By The Numbers: US Open Senior Men's Freestyle

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Do you realize just how loaded these weight classes are on the senior level at the US Open? 

U.S. Open Junior Men's Freestyle Upperweight Preview

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What better place to watch the future stars of tomorrow, today, than at the junior freestyle U.S. Open? The junior age division at the U.S. Open attracts the best college and high school wrestlers aged 20 and under wrestlers from across the country. Below, we dig into what future upperweight stars will be battling in Vegas for a USA Wrestling stop sign. 

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U.S Open Junior Middleweights Preview

Here come the big dogs. These weight classes are absolutely loaded. From top to bottom the talent is at a high level.

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The Absolute 2019 U.S. Open Women's Preview

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Women's Open previews provided by Austin Keal, Evan Knaff, and Jeff Johnson.

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The Ultimate 2019 U.S. Open Greco-Roman Preview

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Tim Hands of 5 Point Move breaks down the senior Greco-Roman divisions of the 2019 U.S. Open.

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2019 U.S. Open Greco-Roman Upperweight Preview

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Tim Hands of 5 Point Move breaks down the middleweight senior Greco-Roman divisions of the 2019 U.S. Open.

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2019 US Open Preview 92kg: Nickal's Back

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Look at this photograph: 

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74kg Junior Is Stacked

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My friends, the 74kg Junior Division at the US Open is absolutely ba-nan-as. Seriously, the amount of talent in this weight class is incredible.