Tressel expected to excite high school students about winter sports

jim tressel offers praise for Don Guthrie

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Youngstown State University President Jim Tressel is scheduled to speak at the Cardinal Mooney High School Winter Sports Rally Thursday.

Tressel will talk to Mooney students in hopes they get excited for the winter sports season.

Before Tressel became YSU President, he was the head coach at YSU and lead the Ohio State Buckeyes to a 2003 National Championship.

The Mooney Football Program has produced a number of professional football coaches and players.

Some of the successful alumni include YSU Head Football Coach Bo Pelini, former head football coach of the Florida Atlantic Owls Carl Pelini, Cleveland Browns Defensive Lineman Ishmaily Kitchen and Kyle McCarthy formerly of the Kansas City Chiefs.

WKBN 27 First News provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. No links will be permitted. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s