picture of John Smith

Head coach of the Oklahoma State Cowboys. Four-time world champion. Two-time Olympic gold medalist. Living legend.

  1. NCAA Week 10 Roundup: The Return Of Dual SZN

    NCAA Week 10 Roundup: The Return Of Dual SZN

    Jan 9, 2023

    The dual meet season is nigh upon us. Some would go as far as to say that it is in full swing. So let's go round up the biggest, most relevant results of Week 10 of the 2022-23 NCAA season before I medically forfeit out of my blogging duties.
  2. John Smith On Scuffle Title, Jordan Burroughs's Legacy
    5:01

    John Smith On Scuffle Title, Jordan Burroughs's Legacy

    Jan 3, 2023

    Oklahoma State coach John Smith weighs in on his team's Southern Scuffle title, injury forfeits, and Jordan Burroughs's legacy.

  3. John Smith Breaks Down Oklahoma State's Loss To Minnesota
    14:36

    John Smith Breaks Down Oklahoma State's Loss To Minnesota

    Dec 4, 2022

    Oklahoma State coach John Smith shares his thoughts on the Cowboys' performance after an 18-12 loss to Minnesota.

  4. NCAA Week 2 Roundup: Tiger Mania Wrangle Style

    NCAA Week 2 Roundup: Tiger Mania Wrangle Style

    Nov 14, 2022

    It's the second week of the 2022-23 NCAA season and we've got tiger mania, wrangle-style!
  5. John Smith After A Strong Showing A Lehigh
    1:35

    John Smith After A Strong Showing A Lehigh

    Nov 12, 2022

    John Smith talks about his team's performance at Lehigh where they won 8 of 10 matches including two in overtime.

  6. Yelena Makoyed's Three Favorite Matches

    Yelena Makoyed's Three Favorite Matches

    Nov 10, 2022

    Yelena Makoyed won three international ranking tournaments in 2022, which places her near the top of FloWrestling's pound-for-pound women's college rankings. She is also a two-time NCWWC (NCAA) champion and a three-time finalist.
  7. Mark Branch: What I Learned From John Smith

    Mark Branch: What I Learned From John Smith

    Nov 2, 2022

    Mark Branch was a two-time NCAA champion (1994 and 1997) and a four-time NCAA championship finalist (1994-97) for Oklahoma State head coach John Smith. Branch was an assistant coach under Smith until he took his current role as the head coach at Wyoming. As a wrestler, Smith won NCAA titles for the Cowboys in 1987 and 1988 before winning six World and Olympic titles in a row (1987-92).
  8. John Smith: 'We Have To Develop'
    13:56

    John Smith: 'We Have To Develop'

    Oct 27, 2022

    Oklahoma State coach John Smith shares some preseason observations about the Cowboys and some of their key lineup battles.

  9. Why The GOAT Is Still A Big Debate | FloWrestling Radio Live (Ep. 837)
    1:28:29

    Why The GOAT Is Still A Big Debate | FloWrestling Radio Live (Ep. 837)

    Sep 21, 2022

    Shane Sparks joins the show to talk about who is the all time greatest wrestler in USA history and who could potentially become the greatest.

  10. When Will Olympic Movement Truly Honor Wrestling?

    When Will Olympic Movement Truly Honor Wrestling?

    Aug 10, 2022

    What more does John Smith have to do?
  11. Is This The Golden Age Of American Wrestling?

    Is This The Golden Age Of American Wrestling?

    Jun 16, 2022

    USA Wrestling executive director Rich Bender has consistently called this a golden age for American wrestling. And if you look at the output at the senior international level — he’s right.
  12. JB: VI (Teaser)
    0:49

    JB: VI (Teaser)

    May 16, 2022

    A little taste of our latest film on Jordan Burroughs and his quest to win his sixth world/Olympic title.

  13. JB: VI

    JB: VI

    May 16, 2022

    Since winning his first world title in 2011, Jordan Burroughs has had John Smith's record of six World and Olympic title in his sights. It took him a decade, but in 2021 Burroughs finally caught Smith as he recorded his sixth title by winning gold at the World Championships. The year leading up to Jordan's record tying title was a very interesting one for sure. From losing to Kyle Dake at the Olympic Trials, to his wife being pregnant with their fourth kid, to tearing his calf at the 2021 World Team Trials so much drama surrounded Jordan Burroughs.
  14. Vote John Smith For Olympic Hall Of Fame

    Vote John Smith For Olympic Hall Of Fame

    May 11, 2022

    John Smith is one of the best wrestlers in the world. In fact, FloWrestling recently selected him as the greatest American wrestler ever as it counted down the top 100 wrestlers in U.S. history.
  15. OSU And Plott Pumped After Blood Round Comeback
    2:28

    OSU And Plott Pumped After Blood Round Comeback

    Mar 19, 2022

    Dustin Plott was down 7-2 in his blood round match but came from behind for the victory. We see him with his coaches right off the mat right after the victory.