National signing day for Division I college football coaches is a celebration of months (and sometimes years) of hard work. It also can be a headache as coaches nervously await letters of intent to fire through the fax machine.
For Ohio State and head coach Jim Tressel, it was mostly a day of joy Wednesday. While there was a little bit of disappointment — defensive back Justin Green went back on a previous verbal commitment to the Buckeyes and instead signed with Illinois — there were many reasons for pats on the back for Tressel and his staff.
- Written by MATT HAMMOND