One of the great innovators of the sport of wrestling, 'Funky' Ben Askren pushed the limits of folkstyle scrambling during his incredible wrestling career at the University of Missouri. Askren was a four-time NCAA finalist and a two-time NCAA Champion, in 2006 and 2007 at 174-pounds, winning the Hodge Trophy in both seasons. Askren was instrumental in leading the Brian Smith-coached Tiger program to national prominence.
Ben Askren's Run In With A Cop On His Recruiting Trip
Jun 15, 2021
Ben Askren brought a bull horn on his recruiting trip to Missouri and it got taken away by a police officer. Ben eventually went and got it back the next day.