Jordan Burroughs

USA Wrestling

  • 2012
2013-14 Team USA Ranking: No. 1 at 74 kg
Years on Team USA: 3 (2011-14)
Residence: Lincoln, NE
Club: Sunkist Kids
Coach: Mark Manning, Bryan Snyder
College: Nebraska
HighSchool: Winslow Township
Born: 7/8/88
Height: 5-10

2013: World champion... U.S. World Team Trials champion… U.S. Open champion… Alexander Medved International champion… World Cup gold medalist…

2012: Olympic gold medalist… U.S. Olympic Team Trials champion… Cerro Pelado International champion… Dave Schultz Memorial International champion…

2011: Pan American Games champion… World champion… Ukrainian Wrestlers Memorial International champion… U.S. World Team Trials champion… U.S. Open champion…

2008: 10th at Junior World Championships…

2007: University Nationals runner-up...

College: 2009 and 2011 NCAA champion for University of Nebraska… 2011 Dan Hodge Trophy winner as nation’s best college wrestler… Third in 2008 NCAA Championships… Outstanding Wrestler at 2008 Big 12 Championships… 2007 NCAA Qualifier… Coached by Mark Manning… Graduated with a degree in sociology in May 2011…

High School: 2006 New Jersey state champion at 135 pounds to cap a 35-2 senior season and a 115-20 career at Winslow Township High School… Ranked seventh in the nation among 135-pound high school wrestlers by InterMat… Three-time district champion and two-time regional champion for coach Rick Koss…

Personal: Has two sisters, Princess and Jenerra, and one brother, Leroy… Son of Janice Burroughs and Leroy Burroughs…