In his ten years at OSU, Tressel compiled a 106-22 record, with a national title in 2002 among eight BCS bowl game appearances, including a Sugar Bowl win in January. But things unraveled very quickly for him.
The Evolution Of A Scandal
•April 25: Jim Tressel Is The Perfect Coach
•May 2: Liar, Liar, Vest On Fire
•May 30: Ding, Dong, The Vest Is Dead: Jim Tressel Resigns | Buckeye Nation Has Some Nasty Words For Former WR And Newspaper Source Ray Small | "God Has A Plan For Us And We Will Be Fine. We Will Be Buckeyes Forever."
Read the SI story that forced Tressel's resignation | "Tressel was forced out three days after Sports Illustrated alerted Ohio State officials that the wrongdoing by Tressel's players was far more widespread than had been reported. SI learned that the memorabilia-for-tattoos violations actually stretched back to 2002, Tressel's second season at Ohio State, and involved at least 28 players — 22 more than the university has acknowledged. Those numbers include, beyond the six suspended players, an additional nine current players as well as nine former players whose alleged wrongdoing might fall within the NCAA's four-year statute of limitations on violations." READ »
Your Jim Tressel Signing Things Photoshop Roundup | Somewhere along the way, Tressel posed for pictures with lots of Ohio State fans. Our clever, tech-savvy readers had some fun with Photoshop. GALLERY »