Jim Tressel Resigns, And Now What For Ohio State Football? - SBNation.com
What the hell just happened? Jim Tressel has resigned as head coach of the Buckeyes. In his wake he leaves seven Big Ten titles, one BCS National Championship, and a cloud of acrid smoke surrounding his lying to NCAA investigators during the illegal benefits investigation at Ohio State. (You might also know it as Tatgate, per the National [ITEM] + [GATE] Act of 1978 specifying that all scandals use the -Gate suffix.)
Jim Tressel has resigned from Ohio State after 10 seasons - ESPN
"After meeting with university officials, we agreed that it is in the best interest of Ohio State that I resign as head football coach," Tressel said in a statement released by the university. "The appreciation that (wife) Ellen and I have for the Buckeye Nation is immeasurable."
Report: Tressel forced to resign - Campus Watch - The Buffalo News
Less than three months after President E. Gordon Gee and Athletics Director Gene Smith said they fully supported their embattled coach, mounting pressure, a pending NCAA disciplinary hearing and new revelations about the culture of the program forced the university to act on their once-revered coach, sources said. University officials wouldn't confirm that Tressel was asked to resig