University of Akron hired former Ohio State University football coach Jim Tressel as an administrator, less than one year after he resigned from the Buckeyes amid an investigation into rules violations.
Ohio State University football coach Jim Tressel withheld information from school officials that his players sold championship rings and apparel at a local tattoo parlor, college sports’ governing body said.
Urban Meyer took a year off from coaching and said it was precisely the perspective he needed, shifting focus back to family and his health after winning two national championships at the University of Florida.
Joe Paterno sat in his kitchen one morning in March 2002 as a graduate assistant described a locker-room shower encounter he saw between a boy and a longtime friend and colleague of Penn State University’s football coach. Paterno slumped in his chair, “shocked and saddened,” according to court testimony.
Ohio State University suspended football coach Jim Tressel for two games for failing to disclose that he knew quarterback Terrelle Pryor and other players were violating National Collegiate Athletic Association rules eight months before the school said it was informed of the infractions.
Former Ohio State University quarterback Terrelle Pryor apologized to teammates, coaches and fans for his role in the violations that led to the resignation of coach Jim Tressel and an investigation into the school’s football program.