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  Coach Jim Tressel Inducted Into YSU Athletics Hall Of Fame  
  November 21, 2013 Edition  
Coach Jim Tressel With Wife Ellen
     Former Head Football Coach and Executive Director of Athletics at Youngstown State University, Jim Tressel, formerly of Westport Dr., Boardman; the architect of four NCAA Division I-AA national championships at Youngstown State, was inducted into the YSU Athletics Hall of Fame last weekend. The coach was honored during halftime of last weekend’s North Dakota State-YSU grid game. Joining Tressel, who won 135 games in 15 seasons with the Penguins, was Darnell Clark (football), LeVar Greene (football), Tom Harder (football), Anthony Hunt (men’s basketball), Santi Nalluri (women’s tennis) and Mark Thomas (baseball). Tressel, a three-time Chevrolet National Coach of the Year, spent 15 years (1986-2000) as the head coach and six as the Executive Director of Intercollegiate Athletics at Youngstown State before being named the head football coach at The Ohio State University in Jan., 2001. He posted an overall record of 135-57-2, won national championships in 1991, 1993, 1994 and 1997 and had two national runner-up finishes in 1992 and 1999. In background at right is his wife, Ellen.
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