Originally posted on Know It All Football  |  Last updated 11/26/13
Yes, this has to be said. Memes have been made. Articles have been written (including on this site). Arguments and rumors have broke out on social media — all suggesting Jim Tressel receive serious consideration to be the next head coach at Nebraska should Bo Pelini be fired. First, understand I’m not in favor of firing Pelini. His track record, though not enough to satisfy the wants of half of the Nebraska fan base, is strong enough to keep a job at 99% of all other programs around the country. It should be good enough to keep his job at Nebraska. Back to Tressel. As most football fans are aware, Tressel is in the middle of serving a five year “show-cause” penalty/sentence levied by the NCAA in connection with lying about known violations during an investigation while he was the head coach at Ohio State. What this means is that any school wanting to hire Tressel would need to “show cause” to the NCAA as to why the school itself should not be sanctioned for hiring him. That alone wo...
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