It was not surprising that even after allegations came out that Jim Tressel had covered up the wrongdoings of some of the athletes on his football team, Ohio State players, staff and the state in general were still behind him.
However, it does surprise me that those same people who were standing firm behind Tressel are turning against QB Terrelle Pryor in response to the newest violations put on the table. I’m not saying he deserves no share because we are all responsible for our actions whether they are for our betterment or downfall. But, let’s not forget the men getting paid to the keep the program in check.
I believe the issue is coming from the fact that some of his actions led to the school being caught, not that he was in the wrong in the first place. His license was suspended and he should not have been driving at all, much less a sports car that is being questioned and thought of as inappropriate to a team meeting. Continue reading Should Terrelle Pryor Receive the Majority Share of The Blame In Ohio?