Iowa head wrestling coach Tom Brands goes On The Mat

Kyle Klingman and Andy Hamilton talk with Iowa head wrestling coach Tom Brands on a number of topics, including injuries, the NCAA relaxing hardship waiver requirements. Brands also talks about individuals with the program and the process of recruiting as well.

Show Segments
0:45 – A country boy can survive
2:00 – Previewing Tom Brands and the Iowa team outlook
2:30 – Bob Bowlsby Recap and Feedback
3:00 – Where's the disconnect with college and freestyle? Doug Blubaugh stories
5:38 – Scott Beck Feedback & women in the Hawkeye Wrestling Club
10:00 – The most famous Kistler
11:00 – PDI Questions
20:00 – Simplifying wrestling
21:00 – Rewind on that National Duals Iowa-Michigan dual
23:30 – Daton Fix vs. Nick Suriano
31:00 – Do we get spoiled watching Penn State?
33:30 – The most entertaining 3-1 match Kyle remembers
34:00 – Coming around on criteria?
35:00 – Getting emotionally invested in wrestling
38:30 – Kaleb Young's cool throw
39:30 – Tom Brands Interview

“On the Mat” is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum and is hosted by the Director of the Dan Gable Museum, Kyle Klingman, and Trackwrestling Content Manager Andy Hamilton.

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