July 13, 2020 0 By admin

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.

Author: Grogrel Kazizuru
Country: El Salvador
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: History
Published (Last): 8 June 2014
Pages: 255
PDF File Size: 11.75 Mb
ePub File Size: 10.18 Mb
ISBN: 641-8-23466-572-1
Downloads: 33833
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Karamar

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

Presidents of NCAA institutions are meeting this week in Indianapolis to discuss a number of issues, including expensive coaching contracts. Kansas State president Kirk Schultz wrote on Twitter that there were “lots of concerns” about the escalation of coaching salaries. 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. Tressel’s contracts with Ohio State, like those trressel many of the top collegiate football coaches, were full of perks.

In addition, the university paid for hundreds of contrwct in cell-phone plans over his career. Tressel was forced to resign tresesl 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.


Tressel Receives New Six-Year Contract – Ohio State Buckeyes

Tressel was required under his contract and NCAA bylaws to alert his superiors to any rules violations by his athletes. 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.

The committee on infractions can accept those sanctions or can add other rressel such as bowl bans, fines and recruiting limitations.

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. Another player, linebacker Dorian Bell, is no longer with the team. He said on Tuesday that the money is not why he took the job.

Jim Tressel made $M in tenure with Ohio State Buckeyes

You could talk trrssel my wife if there’s any questions there. 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.

Maybe that sounds crazy, but that’s the way I feel about it. 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 contact that his head football coach was being paid so much, Gee said the coach’s salary reflected his value to the university.

You think about coaches conrtact you think about surgeons and you think about English faculty members. These are investments and we need to pay them so that they are worthy of that investment. 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?

Jim Tressel made $21.7M at Ohio State

Miami coach Richt retiring after season Miami Hurricanes. Pack to request interview with Fitzgerald Green Bay Packers. Houston fires Applewhite after two seasons Houston Cougars.

Murray mum on future, says year ‘not satisfying’ Oklahoma Sooners. Richt’s Miami tenure showed early promise, but exposed bigger problems Miami Hurricanes.

Why Alabama-Clemson is so good for college football Clemson Tigers.

Everything you need to know Oklahoma Sooners. Bowl season has arrived.

Aug 9, Associated Press.