Former Wrestler Returns To Mizzou

6 years 3 months 3 weeks ago Tuesday, June 19 2012 Jun 19, 2012 Tuesday, June 19, 2012 7:00:00 PM CDT June 19, 2012 in Tiger Talk

COLUMBIA - Former Missouri wrestler Sam Henson is returning to the Tigers as an assistant coach to Brian Smith.


In 1991, Henson started his career with Missouri, earning Big 8 Champion, and All American Honors as a freshman. He then transferred to Clemson, where he won two national titles.


Nine years later, the St. Louis native added Olympian to his resume, when he represented the United State in the 2000 Olympics in Sydney, where he won a silver medal.


Henson not only brings wrestling experience, but coaching experience as well, having served as an assistant coach for Cal Poly from 2007 to 2009, followed by an assistant coaching position with the University of Oklahoma from 2009 to 2011.

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