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Jordan Burroughs grabs hold of gold

Confident wrestler told anyone he met he'd win at these Games -- and he did

Updated: August 10, 2012, 7:00 PM ET
By Wayne Drehs | ESPN.com

LONDON -- Late Thursday night, before Jordan Burroughs turned off his light and tried to fall asleep before the biggest day of his 24-year-old life, he said good night to his fans in the most Burroughs way possible.

Using his handle @alliseeisgold, Burroughs told his 35,000 Twitter followers he was off to bed, where he would soon be dreaming about the gold medal he was about to win. He added that his next tweet would include a picture of him holding his shiny new piece of hardware. ...

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