Jim Tressel Apologizes….
Ohio State head football coach Jim Tressel says he’s sorry for disappointing the team’s fans. Tressel and five Buckeye players will miss the first games of the upcoming season because the players broke NCAA rules by selling memorabilia.
Quarterback Terrelle Pryor is among those who will miss the start of the season. Tressel is being punished for knowing about the situation, but failing to tell school officials about it. The coach said he has received support from OSU’s administration and his team.
The school announced linebackers coach and co-defensive coordinator Luke Fickell has been promoted to assistant head coach and will serve as OSU’s head coach during Tressel’s suspension.
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