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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Presidents of NCAA institutions are meeting this week in Indianapolis to discuss a number of issues, including trezsel coaching contracts. You think about coaches and you think about surgeons and you think about English faculty members. 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.

Ohio State football could not be in better hands. Another player, linebacker Dorian Bell, is no longer with the team.

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. Houston fires Applewhite after two seasons Houston Cougars.

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

Tressel’s contracts with Ohio State, like those of many of the top collegiate football coaches, were full of perks. The 14 victories last year are the most ever by a Division I-A school. These are investments and we need to pay them so that they are worthy of that investment. Miami coach Richt retiring after season Miami Hurricanes.

Jim is an outstanding coach and teacher, as well as a tremendous person. Pack to request interview with Fitzgerald Green Bay Packers. The committee on infractions can accept those sanctions or can add other penalties such as bowl bans, fines and recruiting limitations.

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He said on Tuesday that the money is not why he took the job. His service to the University and the state of Ohio speaks volumes as to the type of person he is and his core values. Tressel was required under his contract and NCAA bylaws to alert his superiors to any rules violations by his athletes.

Gee, athletic director Gene Smith, Tressel and Fickell are among those expected to appear at the hearing on Friday in Indianapolis. 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.

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

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. In Tressel’s second season, Ohio State won the national championship — its first in 34 years.

Jim is an asset to Ohio State and Tresseo am pleased that we have reached an agreement that will keep him here for the foreseeable future. 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? 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.

Bowl season has arrived.

Tressel Receives New Six-Year Contract – Ohio State Buckeyes

They have my sincere thanks. Tressel has compiled an overall record of in his first two years with the Buckeyes.


In addition, the university paid for hundreds of dollars in cell-phone plans over his career. Kansas State president Kirk Schultz wrote on Twitter that there were “lots of concerns” about the escalation of coaching salaries. He is in Big Ten play and his teams have won nine-consecutive conference games heading into the campaign.

Why Alabama-Clemson is so good for college football Clemson Tigers. You could talk to my wife if there’s any questions there.

As a result, the Buckeyes have self-imposed penalties jin include vacating last season’s record plus the team’s share of the Big Ten title and going on two years of NCAA probation. Murray mum on future, says year ‘not satisfying’ Oklahoma Sooners.

Contract extended for Youngstown State University president Jim Tressel

Maybe that sounds crazy, but that’s the way I feel about it. There is also a deferred compensation package that starts in year two of the agreement. Richt’s Miami tenure showed early promise, but exposed bigger problems Miami Hurricanes. Everything you need to know Oklahoma Sooners. Aug 9, Associated Press. 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.

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.