Jim Tressel takes Youngstown job

Updated: May 12, 2014, 11:19 PM ET
Associated Press

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Former Ohio State University football coach Jim Tressel has signed on to be the ninth president of Youngstown State University, where he started his college coaching career.

Youngstown's Board of Trustees and Tressel on Monday signed a letter of understanding identifying key terms of a contract through June 2017. The deal calls for a $300,000 annual salary the first two years and a salary based on performance the third year.

The contract begins July 1. The university ...

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