Wrestling is understandably popular with coaches in many different sports. The following list includes some famous coaches and leaders sharing their thoughts on the sport of wrestling.
“Wrestlers make coaching football easy. They have balance, coordination, and as a coaching staff, we know they’re tough.”
–Tom Osborne, College Hall of Fame football coach-University of Nebraska
“I love wrestlers. They are tough and they make great football players.”
– Mike Stoops, National Championship football coach-University of Oklahoma
“I would have all of my offensive linemen wrestle if I could.”
-John Madden, Hall of Fame football coach
“I draft wrestlers because they are tough. I have never had a problem with a wrestler.”
–Joe Gibbs, Hall of Fame football coach.