The Ohio State Football Coach: Jim Tressel Out

The Ohio State University football coach Jim Tressel has resigned. The NCAA is investigating the Buckeyes for possibly violating some rules. The announcement was made early Monday, with Tressel saying that it’s in the best interest that he resigns. Several players are accused of receiving benefits from an owner of a tattoo-parlor.  

Jim Tressel Resigns

Tressel denied know anything about the issue, but when confronted by investigators with emails, they showed he did know. The schools assistant head coach under Tressel, Luke Fickell, will serve as interim head coach for the 2011-2012 season.