Ex-Oklahoma State wrestler Brisco dies

Updated: February 2, 2010, 3:01 PM ET
Associated Press

STILLWATER, Okla. -- Former Oklahoma State NCAA wrestling champion Jack Brisco has died at age 68.

The university said Tuesday that Brisco died on Monday after suffering from heart disease.

Brisco was a native of Blackwell and was the 1964 and 1965 Big Eight champion at 191 pounds. He was runner-up for the national title in 1964 and won the NCAA championship the following year. He finished 27-1-1 as a Cowboy.

He wrestled professionally after college and was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2008.

He is survived by his wife, a son, two daughters, three brothers and two sisters. Services were pending.


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