The best thing about being a Buckeye is ... Knowing you are a part of an institution with the best athletics in the country.
Ohio State Career/2005-06 (Freshman season): 26 overall wins was a tie for first on the team and 15 dual wins was No. 1 on the squad among starters ... during regular season, tied for first on team in falls, led the squad in team points (77.0) and had the fewest losses (6) among starters ... ranked as high as seventh in Amateur Wrestling News polls and peaked at eighth in the USA Today/NWCA/InterMat standings ... reeled off nine consecutive dual wins dating back to Jan. 14, 2006 vs. No. 25 Penn until match vs. No. 13 Doug Withstandley of Purdue Feb. 10 ... opened season with first-place finish in Michigan State Open (11/12-13/05) ... finished second in Southern Scuffle (12/29-30/05) ... in first dual meet of the season (12/11/05), defeated Missouri's Josh Wagner, 12-8 ... continued win streak in Southern Scuffle before falling in the championship match ... went on a four dual-match winning streak between Jan. 5-13, dropping Pitt's Joey Ecklof, 9-8, KSU's Jason Blake, 6-2, and CSU's Ryan Hurley, 8-2, and pinning The Citadel's Nick Orio in 4:26 at the Virginia Duals.
2004-05 (RS Freshman season): Competed in six matches for the Buckeyes before suffering a season-ending injury.
St. Peter Chanel High School: Four-time high school state champion and twice named Most Valuable Wrestler of Ohio state tournament ... finished career with 166-3 overall record after unblemished 42-0 mark senior year ... Senior National Champion in 2004 and named Most Valuable Wrestler ... Junior Dan Hodge Trophy winner senior year ... freestyle Junior National Champion ... named 2004 National High School Coaches Association Wrestler of the Year ... four-time Cleveland Plain Dealer All-Star ... four-time MVP of St. Peter Chanel team ... team captain ... helped St. Peter Chanel to state runner-up three times ... started at safety for the 2002 St. Peter Chanel state championship football team.
Personal: Born July 17, 1985 ... son of Jeff and Nancy Jaggers ... has one sister, Jen ... lists winning fourth high school state championship as greatest sports thrill.