Jim Tressel stories in the SI Vault

Clarett Juggernaut By Ivan Maisel, September 23, 2002 Freshman Maurice Clarett has been a stunning success for Ohio State.

Ohio State 2003 Preview By Tim Layden, August 11, 2003 With a no-frills coach and an offense that has every starter back, the Buckeyes have what it takes to repeat.

Let's Play! By Tim Layden, September 08, 2003 After a tumultuous off-season, college football finally kicked off -- and no team was happier to hit the field than the besieged Buckeyes of Ohio State.

Second Chance By Austin Murphy, December 31, 2007 Confident that there will be no repeat of last year's title-game nightmare, tackles Kirk Barton and Alex Boone power Ohio State's championship drive against LSU.

Columbus Days Compiled by Mitch Getz, August 19, 2008 From the program's earliest years to its current era, the Buckeyes have had many historic moments while creating a tradition of winning. Here are some of the most memorable.

Coach's Q&A: Jim Tressel By SI Staff, August 13, 2010 On team maturity, his 10-year tenure and where to eat.

Where's The Line? By Andy Staples, March 07, 2011 When a coach has to decide whether to take a chance on a player who has been in trouble with the law, he has to size up the offense and the offender and rely on his own moral code -- or a gut feeling.

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