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Tressel, Buckeyes Preparing For Oregon

Tressel met with reporters Monday.

Ohio State will make its first appearance in the Rose Bowl since the 1997 game, and preparations are underway in Columbus. Although it has been a hectic month for head coach Jim Tressel, he met with reporters on bowl media to give the latest on his team's health and academic situation as well as which juniors might be considering heading to the NFL.

As of right now, it will be a healthy and rested Ohio State team headed west to face Oregon in the Rose Bowl. Speaking to reporters at the team's bowl media day, head coach Jim Tressel said the down time afforded to his players since the season-ending victory against Michigan has allowed the team to return to near-full health. "We haven't had guys out," Tressel said Dec. 14. "Everyone's been... Recommended Stories

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