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Tweet: Tressel excited about YSU job

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - The man who's in line to become Youngstown State University's ninth president is letting his feelings known over social media.

Former Youngstown State and Ohio State University football coach Jim Tressel tweeted the following message after YSU Trustees announced that he is their choice as president:

"Excited about the opportunity at YSU! It’s all about student success. Going to miss all the wonderful Zips at USA."

Tressel is the Executive Vice President of Student Affairs at the University of Akron.  Officials there do not expect Tressel to be on campus there today.

YSU Trustees tell 21 News that Tressel has accepted the post of president in principle.

Stay connected with 21 News and wfmj.com for the latest on this developing story.

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