While future Hollywood stuntman Wayne Martin of Oklahoma won his third NCAA title, all of the other champions crowned in 1936 tasted gold for the first time.
|1936 Champion 123|
Ted Anderson of Central Oklahoma
World War II veteran Ted Anderson was a junior the night he won the NCAA title. He'd reach the finals again in 1937, but this time settle for runner-up honors.
|1936 Champion 145 |
Harley "Doc" Strong of Oklahoma State
Strong was a senior when he won an NCAA title for the Cowboys.
|1936 Champion 158 |
Walter Jacob of Michigan State
The Spartans first NCAA champion as a junior, he did not attend the NCAA championships in 1937.
|1936 Champion 174 |
Harry Broadbent of Oklahoma
The Sooner was a senior when he won the NCAA title here. Broadbent would go on to coach for a short amount of time at Washington & Lee before being called to serve our country in World War II. Also a coach of football and track, Broadbent would then take his coaching duties to San Diego State where he lead the Aztecs to 97 dual meet victories.
|1936 Champion 191|
Ray "Duke" Clemons of Central Oklahoma
Also a 1936 Olympian, Clemons was a senior when he won the NCAA title.
|1936 Champion UNL |
Howell Scobey of Lehigh
Also a member of the Lehigh football team, it is said that between his strength, speed and gracefulness Scobey wrestled more like a middle-weight than he did a Heavyweight. His forte was putting his opponents shoulders to the mat as in 34 matches, 28 of them were by fall. Making the NCAA finals as a junior in 1935, he finished second. Here in 1936, he finished first.
Wayne Martin of Oklahoma the soul repeat champion
Anderson coming up just a hair short as Walter Jacob did not attend the NCAA's as a senior in 1937.
Strong, Broadbent, Clemons and Scobey all seniors