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COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio State football coach Jim Tressel, last year’s has been rewarded with a new six-year contract that runs through the season. Jim Tressel returned to Youngstown State University, where he served as head football coach from , in to become the school’s. The Youngstown State University Board of Trustees and President Jim Tressel have agreed to extend Tressel’s contract for another year.

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Six players were suspended for the first five games of the upcoming season, although three-year starting quarterback Terrelle Pryor gave up his final year of eligibility for the chance to play in the NFL. There is also a deferred compensation package that starts uim year two of the agreement.

Jim Tressel made $M in tenure with Ohio State Buckeyes

These are investments and we need to pay them so that they are worthy of that investment. I look forward to the challenges that lie ahead and to giving our fans, the city of Columbus and the state of Ohio a football team that will represent itself with class and dignity both on and off the field. You think about coaches and you think about surgeons and you think about English faculty members.

Why Alabama-Clemson is so good for college football Clemson Tigers. He is in Big Ten play and his teams have won nine-consecutive conference games heading into the campaign. Murray mum on future, says year ‘not satisfying’ Oklahoma Sooners.

Gee, athletic director Gene Smith, Tressel and Fickell are among those expected to appear at the hearing on Friday in Indianapolis. NCAA president Mark Emmert, however, was not as adamant about adjusting salaries as he was providing more scholarship money for athletes or simplifying the governing body’s expansive rule book.


I am truly humbled to be a small part of The Ohio State University, because I believe this is one of the great institutions of higher learning in this country. Bowl season has arrived.

Contract extended for Youngstown State University president Jim Tressel – Chronicle-Telegram

Houston fires Applewhite after two seasons Houston Cougars. Tressel’s contracts with Ohio State, like those of many of the top collegiate football coaches, were full of perks. To help make this website better, to improve and personalize your experience and for advertising purposes, are you happy to accept cookies and other technologies?

If they asked me to take this job and said they weren’t going to change your pay, we weren’t going to do anything different, I’d still do it. The committee on infractions can accept those sanctions or can add other penalties such as bowl bans, fines and recruiting limitations.

Tressel tfessel required under his contract and NCAA bylaws to conract his superiors to any rules violations by his athletes. Maybe that sounds crazy, but that’s the way I feel about it. In addition, the university paid for hundreds of dollars in cell-phone plans over his career.

The 14 victories last year are the most ever by a Division I-A school. In Tressel’s second season, Ohio State won the national championship — its first in 34 years.

Asked at the end of the season if he was bothered that his head football coach was being paid so much, Gee said the coach’s salary reflected his value to the university. Presidents of NCAA institutions are meeting this week in Indianapolis to discuss a number of issues, including expensive coaching contracts. His service to the University and the state of Ohio speaks volumes as to contracg type of person he is and his core values.


Tressel was forced to resign on May 30 for failing to tell his bosses at Ohio State that he had learned players were trading memorabilia for cash and tattoos, breaking NCAA rules. Coontract player, linebacker Dorian Bell, is no longer with the team.

He said on Tuesday that the money is not why he took the job. Cntract you need to know Oklahoma Sooners.

Tressel has compiled an overall record of in his first two years with the Buckeyes. Richt’s Miami tenure showed early promise, but exposed bigger problems Miami Hurricanes. Ohio State football could not be in better hands.

Youngstown State University extends Jim Tressel’s contract as president through June 2020

They have my sincere thanks. Aug 9, Associated Press. Kansas State president Kirk Schultz wrote on Twitter that there were “lots of concerns” about the escalation of coaching salaries. Pack to request interview with Fitzgerald Green Bay Packers.

As a result, the Buckeyes have self-imposed penalties that include vacating last season’s record plus the team’s share of the Big Ten title and going on two years of NCAA probation. Miami coach Richt retiring after season Miami Hurricanes.