Ohio State A.D. Gene Smith Discusses Jim Tressel Resignation (Video)

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The Ohio State Buckeyes are in the midst of a NCAA investigation. Its a scandal of epic proportions, that will rock the world of not just the Big Ten but college football at large. Today brought the expected but still huge news that Coach Jim Tressel is stepping down.

This prompted OSU Athletic Director Gene Smith to give a statement to the media. But this is no PR flak hand-crafted letter. He talked directly via video. His YouTube statement is embedded below.

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Ohio State head football coach Jim Tressel resigns

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The Ohio State University announced today via a press release that it has accepted the resignation of head football coach Jim Tressel.  Tressel who went 106-22 in his 10 years at the helm fought back tears this morning as he told his players he was stepping down, according to Doug Lesmerises of the Cleveland Plain Dealer.

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1960 Natl Championship Buckeyes Honored as OSU Destroyed Minnesota

By Hans Hetrick

When the Ohio State Buckeyes cruised to their fifth straight Big Ten win over the Minnesota Golden Gophers everyone got involved. His Royal Smoothness, Evan Turner, slid through the Gopher defense for 8 assists and 19 points. William Buford, who seems destined for a nickname—I kind of like “Slinky” Buford—put up a career best 26 points, hitting 4 of 5 from beyond the arc.

The win was just icing on the cake for a great day in Buckeyeland. THE Ohio State University stopped to honor their rich basketball history at halftime, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the greatest Buckeye team to ever lace up high tops: the 1960 National Champions.

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