College Recruiting: state runner-up Burkett to University of Oklahoma

Bryce Burkett of Watertown-Mayer has committed to wrestling for the University of Oklahoma following his senior season in 2025.

Burkett is a three-time state placewinner. He was the Class AA 170-pound runner-up in 2023 as a sophomore. Burkett placed third at 160 pounds as a freshman and fifth at 145 pounds as an eighth-grader.

Burkett was a double national finalist in Fargo in 2022, winning the 16U Greco-Roman title at 170 pounds and finishing as runner-up in freestyle.

He is ranked #13 in the nation at 170 pounds by Flowrestling.

Burkett is projected to wrestle at 174 or 184 pounds for the Sooners.

Bryce Burkett

The Guillotine Wrestler Files
Bryce Burkett, Watertown-Mayer, 2025
2023 UWW World Team Trials GR U17 80kg 6th
2023 MSHSL State Tournament 2A 10th 170 2nd 46-1
2022 USA Wrestling Nationals GR 16U 170 1st
2022 USA Wrestling Nationals FS 16U 170 2nd
2022 Northern Plains Regional GR 16U 170 1st
2022 Northern Plains Regional 2A 16U 170 2nd
2022 MSHSL State Tournament 2A 9th 160 3rd 46-4
2021 Northern Plains Regional GR 16U 152 2nd
2021 Northern Plains Regional FS 16U 152 3rd
2021 MSHSL State Tournament 2A 8th 145 5th 34-5

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