YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Youngstown State University President Jim Tressel says he has no intentions of getting into politics at this time.
Tressel is responding to a report that top Ohio Republicans want the former OSU coach to run for the Senate this year.
He responded on Twitter Thursday afternoon:
Appreciate so much the kind words regarding the US Senate campaign. Such an important role. Admire what our Senators do. Ellen and I are committed to continuing our work at YSU. Much accomplished. Much to do! #YandProud 🐧 #AmericanandProud 🇺🇸
— Jim Tressel (@JimTressel5) January 11, 2018
Also on Thursday, Congressman Jim Renacci announced he is dropping out of the governor’s race to run for the Senate seat.