The All-American American; The Real American
September 7, 2006
Aliases: Jake Hager
Feds worked for: WWE
, Deep South Wrestling (GA), Ohio Valley Wrestling (KY), Florida Championship Wrestling (FL)
Hager-Meister (Tilt-A-Whirl Slam), Gut-Wrench Powerbomb, Patriot Act (Ankle Lock)
Sky High Slam
-ECW World Champion
-Florida Championship Wrestling Florida Champion
-Florida Championship Wrestling Southern Champion
-WWE Smackdown World Champion
-WWE United States Champion
-Won the 2010 Money In The Bank Ladder Match at WrestleMan
The Swagger Soaring Eagle, Michael Cole, Vickie Guerrero, Z
Notable Feuds: K. C.
James, T. J. Wilson, Tommy D
reamer, Christian, Montel Vontavious Porter, Dolph Ziggler
-Husband of former pro wrestler Catalina White (aka Veronica Blaze/Saylor James).
-Billed as the son of pro wrestling personality Jack Swagger
, Sr., although documentation of this relationship is not available.
-Began amateur wrestling at the age of five
-Graduated from Perry High School in Perry, OK. Also played football and was the 2000 2A District MVP in football during his senior year
-Graduated from the University of Oklahoma
, where he wrestled as a Heavyweight
-In 2006, as an All-American wrestler at Oklahoma, he set the single season record for most pins at 30.
-Was assigned to Deep South Wrestling upon signing a WWE developmental deal in summer of 2006
-Defeated Antonio Mestre in his debut match
-Reassigned to Ohio Valley Wrestling in January 2007
-Reassigned to Florida Championship Wrestling in August 2007
-Wrestled his entire professional career using his real name Jake Hager until he was called up to the ECW roster and became known as Jack Swagger.
-Ranked #222 in the 2008 PWI 500
-Ranked #18 in the 2009 PWI 500
-Ranked #21 in the 2010 PWI 500
-Ranked #39 in the 2011 PWI 500
-Ranked #33 in the 2012 PWI 500