Parents don't regret naming their kids Tressel | BuckeyeXtra

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Tressel Bokover, 4, got her name despite her gender. Tressel J. Webb, 8, dressed as his namesake for Halloween.
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Oh Mygod

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You have got to be kidding me. I thought this was an article out of the Onion.
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I think I might vomit.
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I had to check my calendar to make sure today wasn't April 1st. Imbeciles.
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This is so pathetic that even I am not going to mock you about it.
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I'm a buckeye like a lot of people, but I would never name my kid after anyone outside of my own family. Now Brutus is a cool name for a boy or a dog.
Whats in a name

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No you all might be wondering why they wouldn't just name a child James (or Jamie for a girl) if they wanted to honor Tressel. It's just that those names are so common and lack that special ring. If you admire someone, you must make it clear. You can't just change a name because then namesake becomes involved in a scandal. I have NO intention of changing the name of my daughter, Schwartznegger.

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I bet these kids will regret it - and it doesn't have anything to do with what Jim Tressel's reputation is or may be.
You couldn't name your boy Jim Tressel Webb and the girl Kim Tressel Webb or something? That would have been much easier on them growing up.
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I have no worries of these kids being able to overcome their names. Overcoming their parents however may be far more challenging.
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What are the parents named? Loser and Idiot?

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Lighten-up this morning, folks. At least the kids weren't named Gaylord Focker and Osama bin Laden, Jr.
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It could have been worse for the Huffines kid, he could have been named Brent, Elwood or Gene.
DEATH PENALTY FOR OSU

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I think Adolph was a popular name in Germany around 1935.
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Kids have to live with what their parents name them. Some parents clearly are not thinking when they name their children, but rather think of their own vanity and what is best for them, not what will be best for the child in the child's life. Being a Buckeye fan is a great thing, but when you start incorporating it into your families names and so on, you should go visit a psychologist. It's like Frank Zappa naming his kid "Moon Unit".
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last name should have been "crook" lol
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I guess that it is better than Barack, but not by much.
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They're talking bad about you because your parents are certifiably insane, sweetie.

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Anyone who would name their child after anyone in sports should themselves be re-named Idiot!
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Forget about Jim Tressel's downfall, how shallow is it to name your child after a sports figure?

I keep hearing people talk about what Jim Tressel did off the field but you know, I've never seen anybody quantify those endeavors. From what I've read, heard and observed, Tressel's off-field activities are on par with other coaches. Other college football coaches have gone to Iraq and Afghanistan to visit the troops -- Some have gone numerous times -- and just about every college coach donates a significant portion of his salary back to his school. All coaches are active in community-based charities.

Ultimately, Tressel's legacy is two-fold: he was enormously successful against Michigan and he managed to sell an evangelical image.

From here on I will never speak the name Tressel aloud. Anybody named "Tressel" will be referred to as "Fraud".

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