So after months of controversy, Jim Tressel is out as head coach of the Ohio State Buckeyes. There's no doubt that the Buckeyes football program is going to have a tough climb back to the mountaintop.
Bruce Feldman is a senior writer at ESPN The Magazine. He started at ESPN in 1994. He spent a good portion of two years in the South working on his book, "Meat Market: Inside the Smash-Mouth World of College Football Recruiting."
His first book, "Cane Mutiny: How the Miami Hurricanes Overturned the Football Establishment," made it to No. 1 among sports titles in the fall of 2004.