LINCOLN, Neb– A storied history. Including seven National Championships, 34 Big Ten conference titles and more than 800 wins. The Ohio State Buckeyes football program has been a poster child for power and performance. But today, they are searching for answers amidst allegations, suspensions and a struggling interim head coach.
Nebraska Head Coach Bo Pelini at The Ohio State University
The biggest name among the Big Ten Leaders Division is in trouble. When Jim Tressel took the reins in 2001, he led the buckeyes to a 7-5 season. Then surged the program back to the top in 2002 as National Champions.The Tressel era yielded six Big Ten titles. But, the real story was just beginning to be told.
In December of 2010, five players were suspended for the first five games of the 2011 season for exchanging memorabilia for discounted tattoos, including quarterback Terrelle Pryor. Among a whirlwind of controversy, Tressel started the suspended players in the Buckeyes 31–16 Sugar Bowl win over A...