Gable Steveson exploring return to Gophers wrestling in 2023

The Gophers wrestling program might receive its biggest boost yet.

Olympic gold medalist and NCAA champion Gable Steveson said last season would be his final collegiate campaign, but the heavyweight from Apple Valley has one year of NCAA eligibility remaining and is exploring the possibility of coming back for the second semester of the Gophers’ 2022-23 season.

Steveson, 21, won his second straight national championship in the 285-pound weight division in Detroit in March, then ceremoniously took off his wrestling shoes and left them on the mat to signify the end of a dominating run that gripped the wrestling world and established him as one of the best Gophers athletes ever.

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