Ohio State head coach Luke Fickell, center, watches as his players stretch after the first day of NCAA college football practice Monday, Aug 8, 2011, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Terry Gilliam)
Ohio State head coach Luke Fickell, left, watches quarterback Braxton Miller (5) take a snap during the first day of NCAA college football practice Monday, Aug 8, 2011, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Terry Gilliam)
FILE - This Dec. 5, 2009, file photo shows Ohio State football coach Jim Tressel smiling as he addresses the crowd as his Big Ten champion football team was recognized at halftime of the Ohio State-Eastern Michigan NCAA college basketball game,  in Columbus, Ohio. In this 10 seasons as head football coach, being shoved out of the job in May, Tressel was richly compensated. (AP Photo/Terry Gilliam, File)
Ohio State head coach Luke Fickell talks with members of the media after the first day of NCAA college football practice Monday, Aug 8, 2011, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Terry Gilliam)
Ohio State head coach Luke Fickell gives a thumbs up as he runs off the field after the first day of NCAA college football practice Monday, Aug 8, 2011, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Terry Gilliam)
Ohio State players run off the field after the first day of NCAA college football practice Monday, Aug 8, 2011, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Terry Gilliam)
Ohio State quarterback Joe Bauserman (14) throws a pass during the first day of NCAA college football practice Monday, Aug 8, 2011, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Terry Gilliam)
Ohio State quarterback Joe Bauserman (14) looks to  throws a pass during the first day of NCAA college football practice Monday, Aug 8, 2011, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Terry Gilliam)
Ohio State running back Jaamal Berry (4) runs the ball during the first day of NCAA college football practice Monday, Aug 8, 2011, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Terry Gilliam)
Ohio State head coach Luke Fickell, left, watches quarterback Braxton Miller (5) take a snap during the first day of NCAA college football practice Monday, Aug 8, 2011, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Terry Gilliam)
Ohio State players cool down by soaking in a tub of ice after the first day of NCAA college football practice Monday, Aug 8, 2011, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Terry Gilliam)