Jim Tressel says he won't run for Senate in Ohio

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After some reports there was a push for Jim Tressel to run for a seat in the U.S. Senate, the former Ohio State football coach said he is committed to working at Youngstown State University where he serves as president.

The Washington Examiner reported Ohio Republicans were floating Tressel’s name out there after state treasurer Josh Mandel dropped out of the race.

In a tweet on Thursday, Tressel said he appreciates the kind words about the campaign and he admires what senators do.