On this episode Ben sits down with the Head coach of the undefeated NC State wrestling team, Pat Popolizio to discuss the benefits of a Dual Meet National Championship alongside the current system as well as talk over the recent controversy with Iowa State. Then Askren talks to Keith Gavin head coach of the Pitt Panthers to recap his season and look ahead to Pitt hosting the ACC’s for this year. Show Notes 0:00 Show Introduction 0:50 Pat Popolizio 17:30 Pat Popolizio Wrap Up 18:20 Keith Gavin Intro 32:20 Show Wrap Up


Introducing something unprecedented to the wrestling community, On Deck Podcast with host Ben Askren. On Deck is a weekly podcast featuring interviews with the top athletes, coaches, and personalities of the wrestling world discussing current events, life stories, and everything in between.


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