Jim Tressel, Akron in talks
CLEVELAND -- Former Ohio State coach Jim Tressel might take an administrative position at Akron.
Spokesperson Eileen Korey said in a statement released Wednesday night that Tressel and school officials have been in discussions since December, when he assisted Akron in its search for a new football coach.
Korey said the school and Tressel had "dynamic conversations about Jim's professional goals outside of athletics. We share a common interest in innovative programs for student success. Our discussions continue."
Tressel began his coaching career as a graduate assistant at Akron. He was pressured to resign in May after 10 years at Ohio State.
Tressel served as a replay consultant last season for the Indianapolis Colts. He met with team owner Jim Irsay about the team's head coaching position but didn't get the job.
Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press
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