Struxness consistent at the NFR
December 13, 2019
LAS VEGAS – Through the first seven nights of the National Finals Rodeo, J.D. Struxness has taken himself to the pay window six times.
It’s adding up fast. On Wednesday night, he wrestled his steer to the ground in 3.9 seconds to finish in a three-way tie for third place, pocketing $11,141 in the process and moving his Las Vegas earnings to $91,654.
“We just keep doing what we’re doing and trying to be aggressive at the barrier,” said Struxness, 25, of Milan, Minnesota, now living in Alva, Oklahoma. “I liked the steer we had tonight, but this was a more electric herd; we should...