Jim Tressel embraces second career

Former Ohio State head coach trades the football field for the classroom at Akron

Originally Published: November 27, 2013
By Adam Rittenberg | ESPN.com

AKRON, Ohio -- Inside the cover of Jim Tressel's class binder, on the heading of the first page, are three words in bold type: Coaching Is Teaching.

The terms are synonymous to Tressel. A successful coach must be a successful teacher. The link between the two is the starting point for the "General Principles of Coaching" course Tressel is teaching this semester at the University of Akron alongside Jim Dennison, the former Akron coach who gave Tressel his first job in the business ...

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