OSU football spokeswoman changing jobs

May 13, 2011 - 3:44 PM

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State's top spokeswoman for the football program for the past four years has been reassigned to duties elsewhere within the school's sports information department.

Shelly Poe, responsible for handling communications and public relations for Buckeyes football, will now oversee women's soccer and softball, men's and women's swimming and all on-campus championships. She was inducted into the college sports information directors Hall of Fame in 2006. Poe was athletic communications director at her alma mater, West Virginia, from 1988 until she was brought to Ohio State in 2007.

Jerry Emig will take over football after managing for four years the same sports Poe will now handle.

The moves were revealed Friday by Dan Wallenberg, the assistant athletic director for communications.