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SBL's McCrystal signs to wrestle at Nebraska

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Colton McCrystal signs his letter of intent to wrestle at the University of Nebraska. Colton McCrystal signs his letter of intent to wrestle at the University of Nebraska.
SERGEANT BLUFF, Iowa (KTIV) -

Nebraska has one of the top ten wrestling programs in the country and on Wednesday, the Huskers signed one of Siouxland's top wrestlers, Colton McCrystal from Sgt. Bluff-Luton.

McCrystal signed his letter of intent surrounded by his parents, team and head coach Clint Koedam.

He's the defending state champ at 126 pounds, after being the state runner-up as a freshman and sophomore. McCrystal has 143 wins and just 8 losses heading into his senior season.

He originally committed to Northern Iowa, but after a visit to Lincoln, he liked what he saw from the Huskers.

"They've got the guys, the coaches, the facilities that I know are tops in the nation," said McCrystal. "I know I can develop into a national champion. Being surrounded by the best stuff is going to lead me to be the best guy. It's an obvious choice."

McCrystal plans to redshirt his freshman season.

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