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Tressel, Buckeyes Sticking With Pryor

Tressel is backing Pryor.

As things steadily got worse during Ohio State's loss to Purdue last weekend, the discussion began as to whether or not Terrelle Pryor should give way to backup Joe Bauserman for at least a series. On Tuesday, head coach Jim Tressel and a few players for the Buckeyes expressed support for their embattled quarterback.

When the final whistle blew in a decisive USC victory against Ohio State last season, senior quarterback Todd Boeckman's career was essentially finished. In a 35-3 loss to the Trojans, Boeckman had tossed two crippling interceptions and lost one fumble while helping contribute to the blowout. One week later, he was replaced in the starting lineup by true freshman Terrelle Pryor, who went on to... Recommended Stories