"If we had known, myself, [Ohio State athletic director] Gene [Smith] and the NCAA all would have handled it a little bit differently," Delany said before departing BCS meetings Thursday.
Delany appealed along with the school for the five players, including star quarterback Terrelle Pryor, to be considered for participation in the Sugar Bowl. A little-known rule loophole allowed the players' five-game suspensions to be deferred.Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany might not have appealed for Ohio State players - ESPN
You'll forgive me if I am not impressed.
They should have been suspended outright.
It is a little late to start showing remorse now...