This was posted at TheMat.com forum...
Posters to that thread suggest that this money could have been better used to assist the revival of programs that have been eliminated (Oregon, Fresno State, Eastern Illinois, to name a few recent cuts)
To read the thread: http://www.thematforums.com/myforum/...414&forum_id=3
Original link to the article from the Des Moines Register:
Businessman donates $30,000 to Gable museum
REGISTER NEWS SERVICES
November 1, 2007
The founder and CEO of Check Into Cash is donating $30,000 to the Dan Gable?s International Wrestling Institute and Museum in Waterloo.
A press release today indicated that Allan Jones of Check Into Cash is a former wrestler, friend of Gable and built the Jones Wrestling Center in his hometown of Cleveland, Tenn. ? headquarters of the business.
Gable is one of the legends of the sport. He lost one match in his career at Iowa State, won a gold medal at the 1972 Olympics in Munich without surrendering a point and built a dynasty as a coach at Iowa.