Friday, September 18, 2009

PREVIEW: TRESSEL, BUCKEYES HOPE TO MAKE FANS LESS 'MISERABLE'

CLEVELAND — Warren G. Harding was the President of the United States the last time Ohio State lost a football game to a school which resides within the borders of the Buckeye State.

John Wilce was the Buckeyes head coach during that game nearly 88 years ago, and yet, even after dropping a 7-6 defeat to Oberlin College, he probably didn't face the firestorm that current head coach, Jim Tressel, has endured since his squad lost to No. 3 Southern California last Saturday at Ohio Stadium.

Of course, when Wilce lost to the Yeoman in 1921, it wasn't his sixth straight loss against a Top 5 rated team.

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