powered by the Iowa City Press-Citizen & The Des Moines Register
Subscribe via RSS Feed

Tag: "Jim Tressel"

Big Ten football media day: Purdue’s Hazell leans on Big Ten experience

[ 0 ] July 24, 2013

CHICAGO, Ill. – In his initial team meeting after being named the head coach at Purdue on Dec. 5, Darrell Hazell challenged his team for the first time. “Purdue is always a team perceived in the middle of the Big Ten,” said Hazell, who came from Kent State. “Never up here or down there. It’s […]

Recruiting notebook: Michigan on the rise

[ 0 ] September 8, 2011

Under coach Brady Hoke, the Wolverines have put together the No. 1 class in the country.

Hansen: Is former Buckeye coach Jim Tressel a tragic hero?

[ 0 ] July 28, 2011

Chicago, Ill. — If you don’t know what to think of Jim Tressel, the Ohio State football coach who was fired last spring for violating NCAA rules, a few of his comrades  in the Big Ten might be able to help you out. Losing Tressel was a big blow for the Buckeyes. He consistently pounded […]

Harty: Question about Tressel put Ferentz into tough spot

[ 16 ] June 6, 2011

If you’re looking for Kirk Ferentz to kick Jim Tressel while he’s down, it likely won’t happen.

Tressel resigning may open Ohio up for recruiting

[ 1 ] June 1, 2011

Unlike his predecessor, Hayden Fry, Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz has made recruiting in Ohio a priority.

Ferentz says Tressel situation ‘an unfortunate development’

[ 6 ] May 31, 2011

By CLETE CAMPBELL Dubuque Telegraph Herald Peosta, Ia. — A litany of confirmed major NCAA rules violations and a new series of charges forced Ohio State coach Jim Tressel to resign Monday, and left Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz feeling for a good friend. “Jim’s a good man,” Ferentz said Tuesday as the I-Club’s Spring Banquet […]

Tressel’s departure will overshadow his legacy

[ 5 ] May 30, 2011

The fact that Jim Tressel lasted as the Ohio State football coach until Memorial Day Weekend proves just how secure his job used to be.

Keeler: Congratulations to Kirk Ferentz: You’re the highest-paid football coach in the Big Ten. For now, at least

[ 42 ] May 30, 2011

Finally, The Vest rests. It was only a matter of time. Time and stunning, unjustifiable hubris. For months — years, really — Ohio State coach Jim Tressel roamed above the law, played by his own rules. When you’re 9-1 against Michigan in Columbus, you can get away with anything. Well, as it turns out, almost […]

Peterson: What are your thoughts on Tressel’s resignation?

[ 13 ] May 30, 2011

Jim Tressel, who guided Ohio State to its first national title in 34 years, resigned Monday amid NCAA violations and mounting revelations that sullied the image of one of the nation’s top football programs.

Pryor’s 4th and 10 run was back breaker

[ 0 ] November 20, 2010

A dropped touchdown pass had Ohio State on the ropes, but that all changed with one play.