- High School/Other
- 157 lbs.
- Prattville, Ala.
High School: The No. 18 senior at 152 pounds according to Wrestling USA Magazine … Earned NHSCA All-America honors as a junior … A five-time Alabama state champion for Coach Trent Miller … In five seasons at the 152-pound weight class, went 267-9 with 182 pins … The only wrestler in Alabama history to win five state titles at the same weight class … Became the seventh Alabama wrestler to win five titles … Went 40-1 as an eighth grader and had a 51-3 record as a freshman … In his final three years, he went 176-3 (55-1 record as a sophomore, 59-1 as a junior and 62-1 his final year) … In his final 123 high school matches, he had 95 pins.
Personal: John Hayden Countryman was born May 5, 1990, in Prattville, AL … The son of Cindy and Cline Countryman … Enrolled in university studies.