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Rep. Gonzalez announces he will bring former coach and mentor Jim Tressel as SOTU guest

U.S. Representative Anthony Gonzalez (R- Rocky River) announced this morning he will be joined at his first State of the Union address by his wife, Elizabeth, and former coach and mentor Jim Tressel.

“Jim Tressel did more than just coach at Ohio State. He was a mentor for each and every one of his players. He encouraged me from early on to go where I thought I could be the most useful. For me, that was Congress. Now that I’m here, it means a lot to me to be able to share this moment with one of the people that inspired me the most,” said Rep. Gonzalez.

The two caught up in Rep. Gonzalez’s office and in front of the Capitol earlier today. See images of their reunion on Rep. Gonzalez’s Flickr page, here.



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