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Coach Tony Ersland and friends talk about the Boilermakers and the world of college wrestling.

Coach Tony Ersland and friends talk about the Boilermakers and the world of college wrestling.

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Coach Tony Ersland and friends talk about the Boilermakers and the world of college wrestling.

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English


Episodes

Always Aggressive Podcast | Season 3, Episode 15

1/26/2022
With just three duals left in the regular season, the Always Aggressive Podcast welcomed the Big Ten Network’s Shane Sparks to this week’s show. The squad covered no shortage of topics, including how Sparks became the BTN’s lead wrestling personality, the overall toughness of the Big Ten Conference and some thoughts on what Sparks would do if he were ever a head coach. While bouncing through a variety of topics including Purdue’s duals last weekend against Illinois and Wisconsin, Sparks’...

Duration:00:46:43

Always Aggressive Podcast | Season 3, Episode 14

1/19/2022
In preparation for a huge weekend of wrestling in West Lafayette, Purdue head coach Tony Ersland and his squad look ahead at home duals vs. Illinois and Wisconsin on this week’s Always Aggressive Podcast. Ersland also takes a look back at Saturday’s dual vs. Michigan State and the lessons his team took from the contest. The sports adage that “every point counts” came into play for the Boilermakers this weekend as their dual with the Spartans was decided by a single match point in...

Duration:00:31:04

Always Aggressive Podcast | Season 3, Episode 13

1/12/2022
The Big Ten dual season has arrived and the Purdue wrestling team had a big first weekend, traveling to a pair of top-10 ranked conference opponents. The Boilermakers knocked off No. 9 Nebraska on Friday, earning the program’s highest team dual ranking in 23 seasons in Tuesday’s national coaches poll. The Boilermakers capitalized on a pair of top-10 ranked upsets against the Huskers to earn an 18-15 win in Lincoln, but followed up with a loss at top-ranked iowa on Sunday. Ersland found a...

Duration:00:50:05

Always Aggressive Podcast | Season 3, Episode 12

1/5/2022
The first episode of the Always Aggressive Podcast of 2022 is a big one, looking back at the Boilermakers’ final two events of the non-conference schedule and peering ahead at the impending Big Ten dual season. Head coach Tony Ersland and the crew review some of the highlights and high-powered events of the coming weeks. Purdue closed its non-conference duals with an event that will always be special to Ersland as the Boilermakers faced No. 13 Iowa State in Ersland’s high school...

Duration:00:34:16

Always Aggressive Podcast | Season 3, Episode 11

12/8/2021
After an impressive performance at the 2021 Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational, Purdue wrestling head coach Tony Ersland weighs in on the Always Aggressive Podcast to talk through the Boilermakers results and what they took away from Sin City. Ersland and company also take a look at the team’s upcoming finals and the final team event of the semester. The Boilermakers had a program-record seven placewinners at CKLV, finishing sixth as a team with 85.5 points. Senior Devin Schroder and...

Duration:00:36:33

Always Aggressive Podcast | Season 3, Episode 10

11/30/2021
The Purdue wrestling team hosted its home opener, got a little break for the Thanksgiving holiday and is ready for one of the nation’s top tournaments this week. Head coach Tony Ersland takes you through all this and a little more in this week’s Always Aggressive Podcast. Before the holiday break, the Boilermakers swept three duals at their home opener, defeating Brown, Duke and Northern Illinois and winning 24 of 30 matches on the day. The crew highlights the performances of Devin...

Duration:00:35:54

Always Aggressive Podcast | Season 3, Episode 9

11/10/2021
It's been a busy week for Purdue head coach Tony Ersland and the Boilermaker wrestling program, traveling to the East Coast, opening the 2021-22 season and adding a key piece to the Boilermaker family. Hear all about the crazy last few days on this week’s Always Aggressive Podcast. The Boilermakers signed Indiana native Brody Baumann to a national letter of intent Wednesday, inking a key piece of the future of the room. Ersland talks about why Baumann is such a great fit for the program,...

Duration:00:42:26

Always Aggressive Podcast | Season 3, Episode 8

11/3/2021
The official start of the 2021-22 campaign is finally here and the Always Aggressive Podcast is back to get you ready for the Boilermakers’ season-opening duals. Purdue opens Saturday at Drexel University and Rider University. Purdue had its annual intra-squad wrestle offs Friday, opening the doors to Holloway Gymnasium for the first time since the end of the 2020 season. Ersland talked through the approach and execution of the team getting down to weight for the first time, and how they...

Duration:00:41:29

Always Aggressive Podcast | Season 3, Episode 7

10/27/2021
Things are revving up for the 2021-22 Purdue wrestling season and the Boilermakers are starting to get people together to enjoy some wrestling. Head coach Tony Ersland and the crew go through it all on this week’s episode of the Always Aggressive Podcast. The gatherings started this past weekend as the Boilermakers hosted a family weekend with all the wrestling parents, which included an open practice on Saturday in addition to a tailgate before the Purdue football game. Many...

Duration:00:44:41

Always Aggressive Podcast | Season 3, Episode 6

10/14/2021
The Purdue wrestling team officially started its 2021-22 this week and the Boilermakers are only three weeks out from their first competition of the year. Head coach Tony Ersland talks through the team’s early training and progress in addition to a few events on the horizon. Ersland remarks on the early action in the Blake Wrestling Room, specifically addressing the quick acclimation of the Boilermaker freshmen and the focus of upperclassmen Devin Schroder and Max Lyon. In the coming...

Duration:00:32:51

Always Aggressive Podcast | Season 3, Episode 5

9/30/2021
Recruiting season is in full swing for the Purdue wrestling team and head coach Tony Ersland pulls back the curtain a bit to talk about the process, the visits and everything that goes with it for the Boilermakers. The Boilermakers have had some fantastic home football games in Ross-Ade Stadium, volleyball in Holloway Gymnasium and a variety of other events and appointments on campus. Ersland talks about everything that goes into it and what it takes to pull off the 48-hour trips. The...

Duration:00:36:49

Always Aggressive Podcast | Season 3, Episode 4

9/16/2021
The Purdue wrestling team received its 2022 Big Ten Conference schedule this week, so head coach Tony Ersland, Tanner Lipsett and Cory Palm talk through it and a few of the nation’s top events on the Always Aggressive Podcast. The Boilermakers’ eight conference duals were announced by the Big Ten, which will start on Jan. 7 at Nebraska. In addition to the full dual schedule, the crew talked about two events, one coming, one passed, and some of the fireworks involved. Ersland is headed to...

Duration:00:37:56

Always Aggressive Podcast | Season 3, Episode 3

9/2/2021
The Always Aggressive Podcast welcomed special guest Peyton Stovall to the show Thursday, ready to talk about the Boilermakers’ EMPOWER program, all things Name, Image & Likeness, and his path to joining the Purdue family. Stovall serves as Purdue’s Assistant Athletics Director for Student-Athlete Development and is a Lafayette native, growing up in the area and attending Lafayette Jefferson High School. A member of the varsity basketball team in his undergraduate studies at Ball State...

Duration:00:41:12

Always Aggressive Podcast | Season 3, Episode 2

8/19/2021
This week’s Always Aggressive Podcast features Purdue wrestling senior Max Lyon, who joins the show to discuss returning for his fifth year, how he spent the summer of 2021 and what lies ahead for the Iowa native. Lyon is one-of-two Boilermaker wrestlers using an extra year of eligibility due to the COVID-19 pandemic and is projected as the Purdue starter at 184 pounds again this season. He is a three-time Big Ten Championship placewinner and three-time NCAA Championship qualifier, in...

Duration:00:32:18

Always Aggressive Podcast | Season 3, Episode 1

8/12/2021
Purdue wrestling head coach Tony Ersland, Tanner Lipsett and Cory Palm are back, opening the 2021-22 academic year with Season Three of the Always Aggressive Podcast. The guys take a deep dive into the 2021 Olympic wrestling performance in Tokyo, honoring the many successful efforts by the Americans and several of the other individuals around the sport that made their achievements possible. Having coached several wrestlers who have had success on the Olympic and World Championship stages,...

Duration:00:46:38

Always Aggressive Podcast | Season 2, Episode 24

6/9/2021
Purdue wrestling head coach Tony Ersland and crew bring you a summer update on the Always Aggressive Podcast, diving into the Boilermakers’ results from the U23 Freestyle Championships, the announcement of the non-conference schedule and some info on the newest group of Boilermakers set to come on campus. Sophomore Thomas Penola and senior Max Lyon led a group of Boilermakers to Lincoln, Nebraska for the U23 nationals, both earning spots on the podium. Ersland spoke on the efforts of...

Duration:00:40:47

Always Aggressive Podcast | Season 2, Episode 23

4/28/2021
With the 2020-21 academic year coming to a close soon, the Purdue wrestling program remains buzzing with activity. Head coach Tony Ersland gave out team awards for the 2021 season, the nation has been taking a close look at the transfer portal and a handful of Boilermakers head to Iowa this weekend for the 2021 UWW Junior and Senior Freestyle National Championships. Before the seniors set sail from West Lafayette to start life, the Boilermakers took one last opportunity to enjoy a meal...

Duration:00:39:21

Always Aggressive Podcast | Season 2, Episode 22

4/14/2021
Allowing enough time to pass, while still remaining close enough to the event to keep it relevant, head coach Tony Ersland and co-hosts Cory Palm and Tanner Lipsett look back at Purdue wrestling’s 2021 NCAA Championships performance on this week’s Always Aggressive Podcast. The main theme of the show was to reflect on the successes of the 2021 season, the historical achievements of this group, while still not being satisfied with the progress to date and still pursing the team’s ultimate...

Duration:00:46:48

Always Aggressive Podcast | Season 2, Episode 21

4/8/2021
The Purdue wrestling 2021-22 roster received some serious news this week as seniors Devin Schroder and Max Lyon announced their return to the program, while head coach Tony Ersland signed a pair of 2021 Indiana high school state champions. Schroder joined the Always Aggressive Podcast to talk about his return, the season and what lies ahead for the Boilermakers. While Lyon has been consistent in his intentions for 2021-22, Schroder walked a very different road this season. Having wavered...

Duration:00:31:03

Always Aggressive Podcast | Season 2, Episode 20

3/10/2021
The 2021 Big Ten Wrestling Championships are in the books and the Boilermakers have eight individuals qualified for the national tournament. Purdue head coach Tony Ersland, Cory Palm and Tanner Lipsett take a look back at the Boilermakers' performance over the weekend and what lies ahead at NCAA's. The Boilermakers placed eight individuals at the Big Ten Championships for the second straight year and finished in the top-six for the second straight season as well, scoring 76.0 points....

Duration:00:44:25