WRESTLING Jordan Burroughs learning to grapple with life changes

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    “Being a part of my alma mater has always been a dream of mine. I wanted to be able to give back to the university in more ways than just mentioning them in interviews or hanging around in practice,” Burroughs said. “I want to be in the corner at NCAA championships and give my feedback on how our wrestlers are doing.”

Posted: Thursday, July 24, 2014 1:00 am

It’s been an eventful past two weeks for Olympic gold medalist Jordan Burroughs. And from his perspective, everything has fallen into place just right.

First, Burroughs was hired as an assistant wrestling coach at Nebraska, a place where he won two NCAA championships. He then spent most of last week in Mexico City preparing for the Pan American Championships — he rolled through the competition to win the gold medal for Team USA and was named the event’s outstanding wrestler last Thursday.

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