Jack Swagger

Professional Wrestler
Born Mar 24, 1982

Jacob "Jake" Hager, Jr. is an American professional wrestler signed to WWE, better known by his ring name Jack Swagger. Hager attended the University of Oklahoma as a two sport athlete, participating in both football and wrestling. He switched to wrestling full-time in his sophomore year, and in 2006, set the record for most pins in a season with 30 as an All-American. Following a try-out, Hager signed a WWE contract in mid-2006.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Jack Swagger.


1982 Birth Born on March 24, 1982.


2005 23 Years Old At the 2005 NCAA Division I championships, he lost to University of Pennsylvania's Matt Feast in the second round, and did not place. As a senior in 2006, Hager had a seventh-place finish in the NCAA championships and also defeated the future national champion, Dustin Fox from Northwestern University. … Read More
2006 24 Years Old In 2006, Hager had a WWE tryout in Deep South Wrestling (DSW), and in September 2006, under his real name, he made his in-ring debut for DSW, defeating Antonio Mestre in a dark match.
2007 25 Years Old 1 More Event
He competed mainly in dark matches before being moved to Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW) in January 2007. … Read More
On March 22, 2008, Hager went against the FCW Southern Heavyweight Champion Heath Miller in New Port Richey, Florida to determine the true Heavyweight Champion. … Read More
2009 27 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2009, on the January 13 episode of ECW, Swagger defeated Hardy to win his first title in WWE, the ECW Championship. … Read More
On the March 1, 2010 episode of Raw, Swagger defeated Santino Marella to qualify for the Money in the Bank ladder match at WrestleMania XXVI, where he won, earning a contract for any WWE world championship over the following year. … Read More
2011 29 Years Old On April 26, Swagger was drafted to the Raw brand as part of the 2011 supplemental draft. … Read More


2012 - 2013 2 More Events
2014 32 Years Old …  Swagger would enter the 2014 Royal Rumble match at entrant #7 but was eliminated by Kevin Nash. … Read More
On January 25, 2015 at Royal Rumble, Swagger competed in the Royal Rumble match, but was eliminated by Big Show. … Read More
2016 34 Years Old 1 More Event
On January 24, 2016 at Royal Rumble, during the kick-off show, Swagger teamed with Mark Henry in a winning effort against the teams of Darren Young and Damien Sandow, The Dudley Boyz and The Ascension. … Read More
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