It's not lost on Mark Hall that his decision to move on from Penn State wrestling and its freestyle club, the Nittany Lion Wrestling Club, was a big one.
Despite entering Friday night's Bellator 245 event with confidence, Penn State's pair of former Nittany Lions on the card had mixed results.
Outside of one wrestling camp, Ed Ruth and Phil Davis were rarely in the Lorenzo Wrestling Complex at the same time.
Even with the college wrestling season in flux, there's one constant — Penn State's ability to land some of the nation's top talent.
2019 All-American Roman Bravo-Young has made it clear over and over again he’s an entertainer on the mat, but off the mat he’s making sure his fans are the ones being noticed.
With a Bellator card featuring former Penn State wrestlers Ed Ruth and Phil Davis just over a week away, the promotion has signed another former Nittany Lion to a contract.
While the college wrestling season got cut short in the spring and is up in the air as to when it might start this year, Penn State fans will once again be able to see some of the program's all-time greats compete.
With no concrete idea of when Cael Sanderson's squad will suit up and step on the mat again, fans of the Penn State wrestling dynasty won't have to wait long to see some former Nittany Lions compete.