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Youngstown St. wants Jim Tressel

Updated: May 9, 2014, 6:08 PM ET
Associated Press

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Former Ohio State football coach Jim Tressel says he's humbled by the opportunity to be president of Youngstown State University.

Trustees voted Friday to offer Tressel the position. He was one of three finalists at the northeastern Ohio school where he started his college coaching career.

Youngstown State spokesman Ron Cole says a contract is being negotiated.

Tressel said in a written statement that he's honored to accept the board's offer and ...

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