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A trip through the recent history of college wrestling from the perspective of a wrestling junkie. Hosted by Earl Smith of D1CollegeWrestling.net. Part of the Mat Talk Podcast Network.

Mar 29, 2016

We briefly mentioned Jon Trenge on Episode 1 of Sudden History when discussing the Best Non-NCAA Champions of the 2000's. Now an in-depth conversation with the 3x All-American and 2x NCAA Runner-Up from Lehigh. Jon goes into great detail reliving his great, yet occasionally heartbreaking career, while wrestling...


Mar 22, 2016

A final post NCAA Tournament wrap up full of Earl's usual theme of facts/stats/trends from the 2016 season. Also, commentary on the tournament itself and a way to tinker with the NCAA Finals to make the event even more exciting. A crazy nugget of information courtesy of Virginia Tech Associate Head Coach Tony Robie...


Mar 15, 2016

It's the biggest wrestling week of the year, NCAA Time! Earl has a preview with his typical brand of stats/facts/trends from past tournaments. Need help filling out your brackets? Earl lets know in on who has won in recent history, where the wrestlers came from, what seeds they were and who they wrestled for. Also, he...


Mar 8, 2016

Instead of looking back years and years at a time, Earl goes through the weekend Conference Championship results. Not your normal recap though. Earl has found trends, stats and facts about the wrestlers and their teams, some of which go back decades. He also offers opinion on some wrestlers who will be seeking...


Mar 1, 2016

You remember it, you loved watching them, you still root for a few of them. Of course we are talking about the best weight class in recent memory, possibly ever. The 149 LB class at the 2008 NCAA Championships featured 6 wrestlers who were or would go on to be NCAA Champions and another 7 All-Americans. Earl breaks down...