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Ohio State Coach Jim Tressel

Born: Dec. 5, 1952.

Hometown: Mentor, Ohio.

High School: Berea.

Coaching Experience:

— 2001-: Head coach, Ohio State (99-21, .825).

— 1986-2000: Head coach, Youngstown State (135-57-2, .701).

— 1983-86: Quarterbacks and receivers coach, Ohio State.

— 1981-82: Quarterbacks and receivers coach, Syracuse.

— 1979-80: Quarterbacks and receivers coach, Miami (Ohio).

— 1975-77: Offensive backfield coach, Akron.

Playing Experience:

— 1968-71: Lettered four years at quarterback at Baldwin-Wallace College, coached by his father, Lee.

Education:

— 1977: Masters degree, Akron.

— 1975: Bachelors degree, Baldwin-Wallace.

Family:

— Wife, Ellen.

— Children: sons Zak and Eric, daughters Carlee and Whitney.