Burroughs knows toughest battle looms
Olympic gold medalist wrestler Jordan Burroughs is back in Nebraska after trips to Iran and Belarus. He spoke this week at a pep rally in Waverly.
Posted: Thursday, March 7, 2013 12:00 am
LINCOLN — Jordan Burroughs made all the rounds after returning from the Summer Games last August, going just about anywhere to sign autographs, pose for pictures or simply talk about realizing the Olympic dream.
It was a “ridiculous amount of places,” the former Nebraska wrestler said Thursday, but he loved telling kids to aim high and sharing a glance or touch of his gold medal as inspiration.
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Thursday, March 7, 2013 12:00 am.