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Unusual recruit challenging for national championship

Updated: January 23, 2008, 10:18 AM ET
By Andy Hamilton | Special to ESPN.com

It was the unlikeliest place to stumble upon the next big star for Penn State wrestling.

Little did Troy Sunderland know seven years ago when he entered the restroom at an Applebee's in Hershey, Pa., that he'd find a future prized recruit while he stood at the urinal.

Hanging on the wall in front of the Penn State coach was a sports page featuring a local high school sophomore getting ready to compete at the state wrestling tournament. Sunderland stood ...

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