Disgraced Ohio State head football coach Jim Tressell will start his new job for the NFL Indianapolis Colts no earlier than Week 7 due to a self-imposed suspension.
At our ISU-PSU viewing party in The Cave, Zbeard expressed the feeling that if Terrelle Pryor was suspended by the NFL for his college hijinx, then so should Tressell. This large-mouthed Turkey asserted that coaches and players are two different things in the NFL, and Tressell shouldn’t be sidelined as Pryor was — if only because I wanted to make fun of him sooner. However, now, Tressell has voluntarily suspended himself, probably after a phone call from Zbeard.
Read more about it here (video commentary, too).
Meanwhile, Peyton Manning will not practice until doctors clear him, which might not be soon. There is some talk about Manning needing a second neck surgery. With Orlovsky having been cut, there’s no doubt that former PSU standout and veteran, once retired NFL journeyman quarterback Kerry Collins will start for the Colts.