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Opening the two-hour broadcast will be Brian Smith, head wrestling coach at the University of Missouri, defending MAC (Mid-American Conference) champs... followed at 9:20 by Larry Lady, a man who wears many hats: host of the NAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics), HAAC conference commissioner, and USA Wrestling Kansas. At 9:35, the featured guest is Zach Mullins, head coach of the new wrestling program at Graceland University in Lamoni, Iowa. Mullins was a grad assistant at Briar Cliff University in Sioux City, Iowa.
In the second hour, Drew Pariano takes the mic, to talk about his Northwestern University wrestlers... and the 51st Ken Kraft Midlands Classic hosted by his school right after Christmas. At 10:15, it's Mark Branch, head coach of the University of Wyoming Cowboys... followed at 10:30 by the one and only Rob Koll, long-time head coach at Cornell University, who can always be counted on for quotable quotes.
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Takedown Wrestling's guest list for Oct. 19:
- 9:05: Brian Smith, head coach of the Missouri Tigers
- 9:20: Larry Lady, host of the NAIA Championships
- 9:35: Zach Mullins, head coach of the new Graceland University wrestling program
- 9:50: Tyler Barkley, Max Muscle Sports Nutrition Update
- 10:00: Andrew Pariano, head coach of the Northwestern Wildcats
- 10:15: Mark Branch, University of Wyoming head coach
- 10:30: Rob Koll, head coach, Cornell University
- 10:50: Peggie Johnson, Wildrose Casino and Resort, Clinton, Iowa
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