2010 in the B1G: How do you tell this story?
Steve Spurrier has reinstated South Carolina Gamecocks quarterback Stephen Garcia. Basketball recruit Kevin Ware has given his verbal commitment to Rick Pitino's Louisville Cardinals. Sports Illustrated has detailed the alleged transgressions of recently-resigned Ohio State Buckeyes head football coach Jim Tressel. Dawg Sports sees this as a slow news day.
Less than a few miles from the floor of the Rose Bowl, where fifteen short months ago I watched Tressel and the Buckeyes celebrate in a sea of confetti after a surprising defeat of Oregon, I had an uncomfortable thought: Is it time for Jim Tressel to go?
Coaches like Frank Beamer and Jim Tressel have earned some leeway with their universities. But when do you fire a legendary head coach because of their conduct?