All-Americans Under Jackson and Dresser

A bit of a different take from the UNI and Iowa versions of this post. With Jackson on his way out, we take a look back at the All-Americans he produced as the head Cyclone coach. We also take a look at the All-Americans under Kevin Dresser – including the 2017 squad which Dresser was in charge of until the postseason.

Kevin Jackson

Kyven Gadson goes down as Kevin Jackson’s most accomplished wrestler at Iowa State

Three time All-American
Kyven Gadson (197) 6, 4, 1

Two time All-American
Earl Hall (133) 8, 7
Mike Moreno (165) 6, 5

One time All-American
Andrew Long (133) 2
Jon Reader+ (174) 1
Lelund Weatherspoon (174) 6
Jake Varner+ (197) 1
Pat Downey (197) 5
David Zabriske+ (285) 1
Matt Gibson (285) 8

Kevin Dresser

Three time All-American
Devin Carter^ (133/141) 5, 2, 3
Nick Brascetta^ (149/157) 8, 4, 3
Ty Walz^ (285) 7, 4, 4

Two time All-American
Joey Dance^ (125) 4, 5
Solomon Chishko^ (141/149) 6, 6
Peter Yates^ (165) 5, 4
Zach Epperly^ (174) 7, 3
Jared Haught^ (197) 6, 4

One time All-American
Jarrod Garnett^ (125) 6
Chris Diaz^ (141) 8
Zach Neibert^ (141) 8
Sal Mastriani^ (157) 8
David McFadden^ (165) 6
Chris Penny^ (197) 6

*Still active
+Wrestlers that earned All-American honors under the previous administration and also under Jackson.
^Wrestler earned All-American honors at a different school then their current position

All-Americans by Iowa State over the last five years

2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
125 Earl Hall 8th
133  Earl Hall 7th
141
149
157
165 Mike Moreno 5th Mike Moreno 6th
174 Lelund Weatherspoon 6th
184
197 Pat Downey 5th Kyven Gadson 1st Kyven Gadson 4th Kyven Gadson 6th
285 Matt Gibson 8th
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