Tressel On Trial, Prosecutors Iffy On Charges

Posted by Doug Tarnovich on September-18-2009 Add Comments


USC came, saw and conquered.

Instead of being crowned with the wreath of victory, Jim Tressel now finds himself on trial before the Buckeye Nation more than he has ever been before in his tenure in Columbus. The Ohio State head coach is charged with conservative play-calling in the first degree better known as "Tressel-ball".

On the night of Saturday September 12, Tressel made a couple conservative calls during the matchup against the USC Trojans, particularly on fourth down and short. The first call came in the first half of the game where the Buckeye offense faced a fourth and goal scenario at the USC 1 yard line. True to his fashion,Tressel went for kicks instead of six.

The second Tressel ball viol...

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