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  1. Early Lineup Look: 2022-23 Illinois Fighting Illini

    Early Lineup Look: 2022-23 Illinois Fighting Illini

    Aug 26, 2022

    Head coach: Michael Poeta (2nd season)
  2. The Super Staffs Of The NCAA

    The Super Staffs Of The NCAA

    Sep 17, 2021

    For some time now the topic in major team sports leagues has been the formation of super teams and what they can accomplish. With the movement in coaching this summer the question should now arise: what about coaching super staffs in college wrestling? Some may come easily to mind but there are more than you may think.
  3. Ed Ruth To Join Illinois Coaching Staff

    Ed Ruth To Join Illinois Coaching Staff

    Jul 2, 2021

    Mike Poeta is making quite the splash with his first coaching hire after being named the head coach of Illinois in April. The Fighting Illini announced that Ed Ruth we be joining the staff as an assistant coach on Thursday evening.
  4. The 2021 New Jersey Senior Showcase

    The 2021 New Jersey Senior Showcase

    Feb 23, 2021

    If this were any other season, the Group State Championship teams would have just been crowned in Toms River and we’d all be looking ahead towards districts and the rest of the individual postseason culminating with states at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City. But, of course, this isn’t like any other season.
  5. 184 U: Cornell's Consistency vs Penn State's Champs

    184 U: Cornell's Consistency vs Penn State's Champs

    Jun 30, 2020

    Ever since the weight classes changed in 1999, Cornell and Penn State have separated themselves in terms of producing results at 184. We've broken down the numbers to find out which program is 184 U.
  6. Cael's All-Time Penn State Lineup

    Cael's All-Time Penn State Lineup

    Jun 24, 2020

    Cael Sanderson is like Professor X. The bald mastermind leader of an incredible team. Cael has done his fair share of managing to get his best athletes in the lineup for as many years as possible. So, it’s now my turn to channel my inner Cael and put together the best possible lineup using athletes from all of his Penn State teams.
  7. Ranking The Top Five Penn State Wrestlers Of All-Time

    Ranking The Top Five Penn State Wrestlers Of All-Time

    Jun 19, 2020

    After the FRL crew ranked the top five Penn State wrestlers of all-time, many, many people from all over were asking for the one, true, correct ranking. Rader's ranking. Ask no more wrestling fans, here it is. 
  8. Revisited: Nolf And Nickal Or Taylor And Ruth?

    Revisited: Nolf And Nickal Or Taylor And Ruth?

    Jun 27, 2019

    The summer leaves wrestling fans with plenty of time on their hands to debate hypothetical matches, argue about what team was the greatest in history, or prognosticate NCAA champions for the following season. Today I will dip my toe into the greatest of all-time debate. To be exact, the greatest duo of all-time.