A two-time state wrestling champion from Perry, Jake Hager has turned into one of the most recognized competitors in professional wrestling today.
Competing as Jack Swagger for the WWE, he’s held the United States Championship and the World Heavyweight Championship over his eight-year career.
Hager attended Oklahoma as a two-sport athlete, competing in wrestling and football before committing fully to wrestling as a sophomore.
The 6-foot-7 Hager went on to become an All-American at heavyweight in his senior season with the Sooners.
It was an amazing experience wrestling in Perry, Oklahoma. I don’t know if there is any place quite like it.
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