What We Learned At Penn State Media Day

61kg Quarterfinal: Roman Bravo-Young, Sunnyside vs Sean Fausz, Wolfpack WC

Penn State has more eyes on it than any other program, but with that comes a veil of secrecy. Because the coaching staff likes to keep things close to the chest, media day is circled as a time to learn about the team's plans for the season.

Even with a squad that has won three straight national titles and seven team titles in the past eight years, there are new questions every season. One of those questions was answered when the roster came out, which was that Shakur Rasheed will be at 184 and Bo Nickal at 197. Of note, Cael Sanderson said Nickal is "well over 200 pounds," so no doubt he'll be big enough.

Watch Cael's entire press conference below, starting at 30:00

But the real brain busters come at 125, 133, 149, and 285. The answer at 133 is the most straight forward: true freshman Roman Bravo-Young will not be redshirting, he's the guy. He's going right away this weekend against Kent State and will be the starter this season.

The weight below there are several questions. Devin Schnupp was the starter at 125 for most of last season and will hold the position once again through at least January. He'll get the start against Kent State on Sunday.

As for the other two guys at that weight, true freshmen Brody Teske and Gavin Teasdale will compete in open tournaments in the first semester (which does not include the Keystone Classic) and then a decision will be made after the Southern Scuffle.

The likely starters for both 149 and heavyweight were announced today as well. Jarod Verkleeren will start against Kent State, and both he and Brady Berge will be at Keystone. The plan for now is to alternate them in duals, so theoretically both will wrestle in two duals this semester before the Scuffle at the start of January.

Meanwhile at heavyweight, Anthony Cassar will go against the Golden Flashes. Both he and Nevills will wrestle at the Keystone Classic. Sanderson also said that Nevills is coming off a surgery that occurred right after the national tournament. No word on if they will alternate duals like the 149 pounders.

Penn State's Lineup For Kent State

125: Devin Schnupp, RSO

133: Roman Bravo-Young, FR

141: Nick Lee, SO

149: Jarod Verkleeren, RFR

157: Jason Nolf, RSR

165: Vincenzo Joseph, RJR

174: Mark Hall, JR

184: Shakur Rasheed, RSR

197: Bo Nickal, RSR

285: Anthony Cassar, SR

U23 World Championships Update

97 kg Rr Rnd 1 - Kollin Moore, Ohio State vs Kyle Conel, Golden Pride WC

We're already most of the way through the U23 World Championships in Bucharest, Romania. Our Greco-Roman and women's freestyle teams have wrapped up their tournaments. Additionally, half the men's freestyle team had their preliminary matches today. Tomorrow will see the medal matches for those guys and prelims for the final five Americans, followed by medal matches for those last five weights on the ultimate day of the event. 

5 Reasons To Watch OK State vs Minnesota

285 lbs Dual - Rylee Streifel, Minnesota vs Derek White, Okst

The Oklahoma State road trip will head to Minnesota after taking on South Dakota State to get it’s dual meet season going. 

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What 2 Watch 4: There's Almost Too Much Wrestling This Weekend

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NCAA Week 3 Live On Flo

FloWrestling is streaming a plethora of wrestling events this weekend. Do you know what a plethora is? Well no worries, this link will make the definition crystal clear. 

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Why You Have To Watch Lindenwood Open

125 lbs Malik Heinselman vs Brakan Mead

You should definitely check out the entries for this year’s Lindenwood Open, taking a look at that will make you immediately set your alarm to make sure you don’t miss a second of the action starting Saturday morning.

Week 3 College Odds

165 lbs Consi of 4 - Evan Wick, Wisconsin vs Isaiah White, Nebraska

Week 3 odds are up on BetDSI (you must be logged in to view).

BRACKASTROLOGY I: The First Brackastrology

125 lbs Final - Sean Fausz, NC State vs Daton Fix, UN-Oklahoma State

What is Brackastrology? It is an appeal to the stars for their celestial wisdom. It is an attempt by mere mortals to divine the future. It is two ding dongs, specifically Spey and Nomad, giving their best effort at projecting what the NCAA Tournament brackets will look like. 

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Full Lindenwood Open Entries

141 lbs Q - Jaydin Eierman, Missouri vs Matt Findlay, UN-Utah Valley

There will be a ton of the countries best wrestlers in the mix this weekend at the Lindenwood Open. 

Why Minnesota Should Pull Gable Steveson's Redshirt

285lbs Quarterfinal: Gable Steveson, Minnesota vs Austin Emerson, Nebraska

It's funny how we find out about whether kids are wrestling or not in today's digital age. For Gable Steveson, he shared that the current plan for him is to redshirt this season via an instagram story.

2018 Signing Day Hub

110kg RR 1: Daniel Kerkvliet, TMWC/Pinnacle vs Hunter Catka, LAB Trained

Stay tuned for updates all signing day long as the Class of 2019 signs their national letters of intent to wrestle Division 1 at the next level.

Live This Week: November 16-18, 2018

Oh. My. Goodness. What a weekend of wrestling! Iowa's season opener, Daton Fix's collegiate dual debut against #1 Seth Gross and #6 Ethan Lizak, #11 Lehigh vs. #5 Michigan, and so much more!