With the resignation of Ohio State coach Jim Tressel Monday, a name that has been thrown into the candidate's list to become the next coach at The Ohio State University has been Gary Pinkel. This is due to his steady success at Missouri and his connections to Ohio since birth.
His name is not one you will find at the top of the list with the Stoops, Pelinis or Grudens. Although it seems he would be a top name, he could easily come into the fray if enough of the other candidates say no.
Here are my reasons why he will stay at the University of Missouri.