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“I don’t really have any interest in coaching in the NFL,” Tressel said. “The commitment I’ve made to any place I’ve gone is that I was going to work every day like I was going to be there forever. I’ll be coaching students every day. I’m an educator.

“I’m going to work as if this is the last place I’m ever going to work. I’m excited about being a Zip.”

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AP Sports Writer Rusty Miller in Columbus, Ohio, contributed to this report.