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FILE - In this Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012 file photo, former Ohio State football coach Jim Tressel speaks after being introduced as the new vice president for strategic engagement at the University of Akron in Akron, Oho. A spokesman says trustees at Youngstown State University voted Friday, May 9, 2014 to offer the president's job to Tressel. Tressel is one of three finalists for the job at the northeastern Ohio school where he started his college coaching career. Youngstown State spokesman Ron Cole said Friday, May 9, 2014 that a contract is being negotiated. Tressel was chosen over the president of Southern Oregon University and the chancellor of the University of North Carolina Wilmington. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan, File)

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FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2012, file photo, former Ohio State football coach Jim Tressel speaks after being introduced as the new vice president for strategic engagement at the University of Akron in Akron, Ohio. Tressel is among three finalists in the University of Akron's search for a new president. Tressel has been an administrator there for two years. He took the job after being forced out at Ohio State following a scandal in which his players sold memorabilia for cash and tattoos. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan, File)

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FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2012 file photo, former Ohio State football coach Jim Tressel speaks after being introduced as the new vice president for strategic engagement at the University of Akron, in Akron, Ohio. Tressel has applied to become president at Youngstown State University less than a month after he applied for the same position at the University of Akron. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan, File)

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In a March 8, 2011 file photo, Ohio State football coach Jim Tressel, left, sits next to E. Gordon Gee, Ohio State University president, during a news conference, in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State announced Monday, May 30, 2011 that football coach Jim Tressel has resigned as the NCAA investigates the Buckeyes for possible rules violations. The school says Luke Fickell, an assistant head coach under Tressel, will serve as interim head coach for the 2011-2012 season. (AP Photo/Terry Gilliam, File)

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Jim Tressel compiled a 106-22-0 record at Ohio State, winning a national championship in 2002. He also won four Division I-AA titles at Youngstown State in 15 years. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** Ohio State head coach Jim Tressel (right) walks away as assistant head coach Luke Fickell (left) looks over a list of plays during the first day of spring college football practice in Columbus, Ohio, on March 31, 2011. (AP Photo/Terry Gilliam, File)

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The NCAA said Ohio State coach Jim Tressel "failed to deport himself ... [with] honesty and integrity" and said he was lying when he filled out a compliance form in September. The case centers on players who traded memorabilia for benefits from a tattoo parlor owner. (Associated Press)

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Ohio State football coach Jim Tressel, left, looks on as assistant head coach Luke Fickell, right, address members of the media during a press conference Wednesday, March 30, 2011, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Terry Gilliam)

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Ohio State coach Jim Tressel speaks at a luncheon sponsored by the Pro Football Hall of Fame Monday, March 14, 2011, in Canton, Ohio. Tressel apologized to a room full of fans during his first public speaking engagement since being suspended two games and fined for violating NCAA rules. (AP Photo)

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Ohio State coach Jim Tressel shakes hands with Pete Elliott, 84, after speaking at a luncheon sponsored by the Pro Football Hall of Fame Monday, March 14, 2011, in Canton, Ohio. Tressel apologized to a room full of fans during his first public speaking engagement since being suspended two games and fined for violating NCAA rules. (AP Photo)

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FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2010 file photo, Ohio State football coach Jim Tressel looks on during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa. Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith has returned to campus and a news conference has been called for Tuesday night, March 8, 2011, signs that coach Tressel's job might be in jeopardy after a report that he did not tell his superiors that he was aware of potential NCAA violations involving star quarterback Terrelle Pryor and others. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

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FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2010 file photo, Ohio State's Terrelle Pryor, left, and coach Jim Tressel talk during a time out against Eastern Michigan in the second quarter of an NCAA college football game in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith has returned to campus and a news conference has been called for Tuesday night, March 8, 2011, signs that coach Tressel's job might be in jeopardy after a report that he did not tell his superiors that he was aware of potential NCAA violations involving star quarterback Terrelle Pryor and others. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete, File)

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Ohio State coach Jim Tressel, center, conducts a practice for the Sugar Bowl NCAA college football game against Arkansas, in New Orleans on Friday, Dec. 31, 2010. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)