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A native of Kansas City, Missouri, Elam amassed a career high school record of 156-17 and was a two time Missouri State champion and four time qualifier. Elam won the cadet folkstyle nationals in 2017 and won the cadet freestyle nationals in 2018. In 2019, Elam won the USA wrestling preseason nationals, and junior freestyle nationals. Elam finished third at the Super 32 championships in 2018 and was third at the cadet UWW world team trials in 2019. Rated as the 11th ranked recruit in the nation, Elam committed to the Missouri Tigers in 2019.

  1. Where Every Ranked Wrestler Could Compete Week 11 Of NCAA Wrestling

    Where Every Ranked Wrestler Could Compete Week 11 Of NCAA Wrestling

    Jan 10, 2023

    A whole bunch more duals are on tap for week 11 of NCAA wrestling. Here's every event on the NCAA D1 calendar along with every place we could see all 330 ranked wrestlers compete.
  2. 197 lbs Rocky Elam, MIZ vs Noah Glaser, UNI
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    197 lbs Rocky Elam, MIZ vs Noah Glaser, UNI

    Jan 9, 2023

    197 lbs Rocky Elam, MIZ vs Noah Glaser, UNI

  3. #6 Missouri vs #13 Northern Iowa - Preview & Predictions

    #6 Missouri vs #13 Northern Iowa - Preview & Predictions

    Jan 5, 2023

    The #13 Northern Iowa Panthers will travel to Columbia to take on the #6 Missouri Tigers on Sunday, January 8, 2023 in what should be an incredible dual. The meet begins at 5:30 pm (ET) and is filled with incredible matchups from top to bottom. Take a look at a full preview in the below article with a breakdown and predictions for each match.
  4. Where Every Ranked Wrestler Could Compete Week 10 Of NCAA Wrestling

    Where Every Ranked Wrestler Could Compete Week 10 Of NCAA Wrestling

    Jan 3, 2023

    The holiday tournaments are over, and the NCAA season is about to settle into its conference dual rhythm. We have some incredible matches slated for the D1 week 10 schedule. Here's every event on the calendar plus all the places every ranked wrestler could compete. As usual, this schedule was compiled by Britt Malinsky. All times listed are Eastern Standard Time.
  5. Southern Scuffle: Through The Years
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    Southern Scuffle: Through The Years

    Dec 29, 2022

    Reminisce on some of the greatest Southern Scuffle moments that have gone down this past decade.

  6. Where Every Ranked Wrestler Could Compete Week 9 Of NCAA Wrestling

    Where Every Ranked Wrestler Could Compete Week 9 Of NCAA Wrestling

    Dec 28, 2022

    While there are only three NCAA events on the calendar this week, all three will attract significant numbers of ranked wrestlers. Here's a list of all the top-33 ranked wrestlers we could see at the Soldier Salute, Midlands, and the Southern Scuffle.
  7. 2023 Southern Scuffle Upperweight Preview

    2023 Southern Scuffle Upperweight Preview

    Dec 27, 2022

    We're back in Chattanooga to ring in the new year with yet another star-studded Southern Scuffle.
  8. All The Ranked Wrestlers We Could See At The Scuffle

    All The Ranked Wrestlers We Could See At The Scuffle

    Dec 23, 2022

    It won't be long til many of the nation's toughest teams head to Chattanooga for the 2023 Southern Scuffle. While we don't have a complete registration list just yet, take a look at a list of every ranked wrestler who could compete at this year's Scuffle based on the teams who hare planning to attend.
  9. 197 lbs Dual - Owen Pentz, North Dakota State vs Rocky Elam, Missouri
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    197 lbs Dual - Owen Pentz, North Dakota State vs Rocky Elam, Missouri

    Dec 21, 2022

    197 lbs Dual - Owen Pentz, North Dakota State vs Rocky Elam, Missouri

  10. Battle In Blacksburg: 2022 Missouri vs Virginia Tech Dual Preview
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    Battle In Blacksburg: 2022 Missouri vs Virginia Tech Dual Preview

    Dec 9, 2022

    With nearly everyone on each teams starting roster being nationally ranked, there's bound to be some great matches going down in Blacksburg, Virginia this weekend.

  11. Where Every Ranked Wrestler Could Compete Week 6 Of NCAA Wrestling

    Where Every Ranked Wrestler Could Compete Week 6 Of NCAA Wrestling

    Dec 7, 2022

    This weekend, international wrestling takes center stage as Team USA's men's and women's freestyle teams will compete against the world's best on December 10 and 11. On top of that, we'll see one of the top high school tournaments of the year at Ironman. College fans shouldn't worry though, we'll still see several enticing duals including Bedlam and Missouri vs Virginia Tech. Here's a list of every college event on this week's calendar (compiled by Britt Malinsky) along with all the ranked wrestlers who could compete at each event. Times listed are Eastern Standard Time.
  12. Where Every Ranked Wrestler Could Compete Week 5 Of NCAA Wrestling

    Where Every Ranked Wrestler Could Compete Week 5 Of NCAA Wrestling

    Nov 29, 2022

    December is upon us, and that means it's CKLV week! Throw in Iowa vs Iowa State and a bunch of other great duals, and week 5 of the season is shaping up to be the most consequential week of the season so far. Below is a list of every D1 event on the calendar along with all the ranked wrestlers we could see at those events. All times listed are Eastern Standard Time.
  13. A Mere 8 Upsets In Week 4 Of NCAA D1 Wrestling

    A Mere 8 Upsets In Week 4 Of NCAA D1 Wrestling

    Nov 28, 2022

    This week was light on competitions due to the holiday so the rankings are the least shook up they've been so far this season.
  14. NCAA Week 4 Roundup: Turkey Week

    NCAA Week 4 Roundup: Turkey Week

    Nov 27, 2022

    Thanksgiving, the holiday when Americans collectively try to answer the question: what if food consumption was not governed by hunger? It's also the bane of many a weight-cutting wrestler who have already severed the connection between appetite and eating, only their experience is the opposite of the gluttonous frenzy in which they find their friends and family on Turkey Day.
  15. O'Toole Shuts Down Hamiti In All-Star Clash

    O'Toole Shuts Down Hamiti In All-Star Clash

    Nov 27, 2022

    NCAA Champion Keegan O’Toole secures three takedowns against All-American DJ Hamiti of Wisconsin.