Personal: A four-year letterman on the mat at Vandegrift High School in Texas ... Posted a career record of 166-13, wrestling from 106 as a freshman and moving up to 152 during his senior season ... Went 51-4 during his final season, earning district and regional titles before a fourth place finish at the UIL State meet ... Helped his high school to a pair of district and regional championships during his final two seasons ... Also competed for the 3F Wrestling and Barber Wrestling clubs ... The son of Pam and Randy Jacops ... The oldest of eight children, also has five very large dogs ... Will study economics at Columbia College.