Jim Tressel resigns as Ohio State's football coach

Ohio State head coach Jim Tressel watches his team during the first day of spring NCAA college football practice Thursday, March 31, 2011, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Terry Gilliam)

May 30, 2011 8:16:16 AM PDT
Jim Tressel, who guided Ohio State to its first national title in 34 years, resigned Monday amid NCAA violations and mounting revelations that sullied the image of one of the country's top football programs.