Although 12 of those wins were later taken away by the NCAA because of the scandal that cost Tressel his job, his tenure was a successful one.
The Buckeyes won a national championship and seven Big Ten Titles (one was stripped). His teams played in eight BCS bowl games, including three BCS National Championships, going 5-3 in those games.
All in all, Tressel is arguably Ohio State's second-best coach.
But if you compiled a team of Tressel's best players, what would it look like?
Here is mine.