The former Husker revealed after the match that he wrestled on a torn calf sustained at the U.S. Trials event last month at Pinnacle Bank Arena.
Jordan Burroughs' latest victory puts the former Husker in the record books. The Husker wrestling great won his fifth World Wrestling Championship on Monday.
Jordan Burroughs went 4-0 Sunday at the World Wrestling Championships in Oslo, Norway, and is a victory away from winning a fifth world title.
Jordan Burroughs went 4-0 Sunday as he defeated Ryuki Yoshida of Japan in the semifinals of the World Wrestling Championships.
“Just to be recognized by your university, but also recognized by some of the other athletes that played other sports, I just think that’s unique.”
The Nebraska athletic department inducted two hall of fame classes in a ceremony Friday at Memorial Stadium. Journal Star photos by Justin Wan.
The Huskers released their wrestling schedule, which builds up to hosting the Big Ten Championships at Pinnacle Bank Arena.