Originally hailing from New Mexico, Real Woods made a name for himself at high school prep powerhouse Montini Catholic in the Chicago suburbs. He committed to Stanford as a blue chip recruit, qualifying for three NCAA tournaments in three years after redshirting as a true freshman. In 2022, Woods placed 6th at the NCAA Championships at 141-pounds. Having already secured a degree from Stanford, Woods transferred to Iowa following the completion of the 2021-22 school year.
NCAA Champions & All-Americans At The 2023 NCAA Wrestling Championships
Mar 14, 2023The 2023 NCAA Wrestling Championships will feature an insanely deep field with the best wrestlers in the country at every weight! Just how deep is this tournament? Of the 330 wrestlers in the field, there are 70 wrestlers competing who have earned All-American honors, 10 runner-ups, and 11 NCAA Champions. Check out a complete breakdown of all the accolades, by weight, in the below article.
2023 NCAA Wrestling Championship Preview & Predictions - 141 Pounds
Mar 11, 2023141 pounds at the 2023 NCAA Championships has it all - 2 clear favorites, a number of worthy contenders, and a host of wrestlers who could shake up the bracket to earn All-American honors. Take a look at the below article for a preview and prediction for this outstanding weight in Tulsa!
2023 Big Ten Wrestling Championship Preview: 125-157
Feb 27, 2023The 2023 Big Ten Wrestling Championships will take place March 4-5 in Ann Arbor, Michigan and will feature some of the best college wrestlers in the country. Check out the article below for a full preview, with predictions for the lightweights (125-157) at Big Tens.
Predicting Every Seed For The 2023 Big Ten Wrestling Championships
Feb 22, 2023The 2023 Big Ten Wrestling Championships are set to go down March 4-5 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and will feature some of the nation's best wrestlers on their quest to NCAAs. We should get the "official" seeds for Big 10's in the next 7-10, and that gives us plenty of time to speculate and predict what they might be. Take a look at the below article for a breakdown of what the seeds we're predicting at each weight.
NCAA Week 16 Roundup: It's All Over
Feb 20, 2023The last FULL weekend of duals (there are still 2 duals next week). No time to hold back, we’re going full throttle, full bore, and full swing. What can I say, when it comes to wrestling, I’m quite fulsome!
Iowa Wrestling vs Oklahoma State Wrestling Dual Match Notes
Feb 19, 2023Get a full breakdown of Iowa's 28-7 win over Oklahoma State on Sunday, February 19.
Iowa Wrestling Hosts Oklahoma State In Historic NCAA Rivalry Dual
Feb 16, 2023Iowa wrestles Oklahoma State Sunday in a rivalry dual that's long been an annual tradition. They Hawkeyes are heavily favored this year, but college wrestling fans know that anything can happen when these two programs collide. If you need a refresher on this rivalry, check out this article Andy Hamilton wrote a year ago about the Five Duals That Shaped The Iowa-Oklahoma State Rivalry.
Where Every Ranked Wrestler Could Compete Week 16 Of NCAA Wrestling
Feb 14, 2023It's the last big week of the NCAA season, and it should be a great one! We'll start off with the most anticipated match of the year between NCAA champions David Carr and Keegan O'Toole during an incredible Iowa State vs Missouri dual, we'll see Cornell vs Ohio State on Saturday, and we'll wrap up with a legacy dual between Oklahoma State and Iowa on Sunday.
The 5 Most Important Storylines When Michigan Faces Iowa
Feb 9, 2023The B10 dual schedule concludes for Iowa this Friday when the Hawkeyes take on the Michigan Wolverines in Carver-Hawkeye Arena. There are several key matchups as both teams push toward conference and national titles.
Where Every Ranked Wrestler Could Compete Week 15 Of NCAA Wrestling
Feb 7, 2023We only have a few weeks of dual meets left on the NCAA calendar, so let's enjoy it while it lasts! This week we'll have a whole bunch more ranked matchups and plenty of great action to look forward to. Here's every event on the division 1 calendar plus every time all 330 ranked wrestlers could compete. All times listed are Eastern Standard Time.
Hawkeye Insider: Iowa Reaping Rewards Of Third Attempt To Reel In Real
Feb 7, 2023The third time’s a charm when it comes to the relationship between Real Woods and the University of Iowa wrestling program.
Where Every Ranked Wrestler Could Compete Week 14 Of NCAA Wrestling
Jan 31, 2023The action doesn't slow down on week 14 of the NCAA wrestling season. Get ready for Ohio State vs Penn State, Iowa vs Minnesota, and a whole lot more. Below is a list of all the division 1 wrestling events on this week's calendar plus every time we could see all 330 ranked wrestlers in action. Times listed are in Eastern Standard Time.
Iowa vs Penn State Wrestling Predictions, Preview and complete breakdown
Jan 27, 2023It doesn’t get any bigger and better than Penn State and Iowa. The dual is back in State College for the first time since 2018 where Penn State won 28-13. Things get started Friday at 8:30 PM Eastern on the Big Ten Network. If you’re looking for a fun and casual second-screen viewing experience give the watch party a try!
Where Every Ranked Wrestler Could Compete Week 13 Of NCAA Wrestling
Jan 24, 2023Iowa vs Penn State will take center stage this week, but don't get it twisted, there's a whole lot to look forward to. Here's every match on the D1 calendar (compiled by Britt Malinski) and every time we could see all 330 ranked wrestlers in action.
Wild Iowa vs Wisconsin Dual Comes Down To Criteria!
Jan 22, 2023Follow along as the #2 Iowa Hawkeyes take on #10 Wisconsin in Madison at 2 p.m. CT.