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Former NCAA Wrestling champ Jack Brisco dead at 68

He is also in the WWE Hall of Fame. RIP.

Former Oklahoma State NCAA wrestling champion Jack Brisco has died at age 68.

The university said Tuesday that Brisco died on Monday after suffering from heart disease.

Brisco was a native of Blackwell and was the 1964 and 1965 Big Eight champion at 191 pounds. He was runner-up for the national title in 1964 and won the NCAA championship the following year. He finished 27-1-1 as a Cowboy.

He wrestled professionally after college and was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2008.

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