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Hawkeyes building new dynasty with veteran wrestlers, committed transfers

Originally Published: March 23, 2008
By Andy Hamilton | Special to ESPN.com

ST. LOUIS -- Standing on a platform of champions above a sea of black and gold-clad fans late Saturday night, Brent Metcalf finally cracked a smile.

Hours earlier, the ultra-intense Iowa sophomore led the Hawkeyes to a long-awaited NCAA title and grabbed one for himself, too, only to be left unfulfilled with the manner in which he won. Irritated he surrendered two early takedowns on the mat's edge in the process of rolling up a 14-8 win in the finals against Penn State's Bubba ...

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