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Post Fargo stock up

The 2012 Junior Nationals are now finished and we got to see a lot of our 2013 recruits. So let’s take a look at some of the guys who have raised their stock. Some of them you may know, some you may not. We are always looking for the diamond in the rough or the late charger. Glenn Climmons of ...

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TOMs Dirty Dozen Top Prospects Class 2013

To kick off our Top Prospect Reports we are going to do a breakdown of our top 12 recruits (as of now). You will be seeing updates throughout the season as new wrestlers emerge and work their way up, while others may work themselves down. We are going to breakdown why we think they are where they are at. As ...

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Video Analysis Dalton Brady – 125

Note that these analysis are based on what we see in this specific match, future analysis could vary. Brady is in the blue. Positives Brady at first glance shows that he is light on his feet and possesses a quickness that generally bodes well at the college level. Although he does end up giving up a takedown, he does show ...

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What makes a Top Prospect?

Often people wonder how we evaluate things like talent, potential and overall ability. It is not easy nor is there an exact formula. Pundits will most likely all agree that there is often a lot of disagreement. Ranking future success is subjective by nature. So basically we rely on our wrestling knowledge and look for things in a wrestler that ...

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Team Analysis – Michigan

Michigan is a team with a lot of buzz around it. They have a big name coaching staff, excellent facilities and a very young team. The Wolverines seem to be a team on the rise. Let’s take a closer look. One thing that stands out when looking at their roster is how many redshirt and true freshman are on the ...

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Team Analysis – Penn

We are focusing on the Penn Quakers is this team recruiting profile. Penn has some recruiting challenges related to recruiting in the Ivy League. They Lose: Zack Ellis Zack Kemmerer Bryan Ortenzio Erich Smith They Get: Eric Devos – 125/133 – 3 Star Eric Friedman – 125 – 2 Star Casey Kent – 157 – 2 Star Brooks Martino – ...

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Video Analysis Jake Short – 141/149

Positives The first thing you will notice with Short is his how low he stays in neutral.  This makes it difficult for opponents to attack. Short transitions well on his counter shots, but could commit more to them He also shows good level change on his duck attempts. He displays good instincts, specifically with anticipating his opponents attacks, blocking them ...

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Video Analysis Dylan Reel– 165

Positives Reel shows good mat awareness early when he avoids a single leg attack and counters with an aggressive front head. This shows that he knows how to counter attack and looks to score of his opponents attack. He sets his high crotch up nice and sinks his hips on his initial attack. Shows good defense against leg attacks. Moves ...

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Team Analysis – Ohio State

Some of you may be wondering why we would spend the time of a team that so young, that is a legit question. The answer is simple, no matter how young or how good a team is, they could always use some kind of help. Also, for the buckeye fans it gives them some perspective on what the future may ...

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Video Analysis Oliver Pierce – 149/157

Positives One thing you notice right out of the gate with Pierce is his stance. Put another way, he has a solid base and keeps very good position. He is a solid hand fighter that does a good job working to an inside position, which allows him to control the tie. We like the fact that he does look to ...

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