| Chad Pyke
Prep: Nationally-ranked honorable mention All-American at 138 pounds by Wrestling USA Magazine ... Finished his high school career 329-19, establishing a new national record for most career wins ... As a senior went 89-2 with 57 pins and posted 192 career pins ... 2013 and 2012 Georgia state champion ... Placed sixth at 152 pounds at FloNationals, and was a two-time Prep Slam champion ... Went 86-4 as a junior ... Finished third at 2011 state championships at 125 pounds, and was fifth in 2010 at 112 pounds ... 2012 Clinch Gear Prep Slam champion at 138 pounds ... Was fourth at 2011 Clinch Gear Prep Slam at 125 pounds and champion at 112 pounds in 2010 ... 2012 USA Wrestling preseason national runner-up at 152 pounds.
"Chad is a perfect fit for what we look for in a recruit. He is a student of the sport and has a huge upside. We are excited to see Chad develop over the next several years." - Popolizio