Memorial Day, 2011—A day that will live in infamy for every fan of Ohio State football.
It's the day former-Buckeye head coach Jim Tressel's resignation from THE Ohio State University became official.
Yes, you read that correctly. Jim Tressel is no longer the head coach of Ohio State.
According to the Columbus Dispatch, after nearly three months of speculation and multiple reaffirmations that he had no intention of stepping down, it seems apparent now that Jim Tressel has been forced to tender his resignation.
Perhaps the school had finally had enough of the daily revelations and ESPN lead-ins of more news of potential violations swept under the rug by coach Tressel.
No immediate information has been released on a coaching search, but the general consensus for now seems to be that Luke Fickell, whom had previously been named the coach for the first five games of the upcoming season, may very well coach the entire 2011 season before the position is evaluated and a national search begins.
Let the Urban Meyer and Jon Gruden to Ohio State rumor-mill start spinning....
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