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Report: McQueary will not be on sideline Saturday

Posted on: November 10, 2011 3:55 pm
Posted by Chip Patterson

When Penn State interim head coach Tom Bradley spoke to the media on Thursday, just hours after the official dismissal of Joe Paterno, one of the many questions left unanswered in the press conference was the status of wide receivers coach Mike McQueary.

With President Graham Spanier and head coach Joe Paterno relieved of their duties in response to details surrounding the Jerry Sandusky investigation, McQueary's future with Penn State also appears uncertain. The wide receivers' coach has not issued a formal resignation, and there has been no official word from the school on whether he will be on the sidelines or in the press box for Saturday's home finale against Nebraska's Jim Rodenbush reports that McQueary is not expected to be on the sideline for Saturday's game, according to a local paper. The Board of Trustees does not plan to fire McQueary or ask him to resign, but would like him off the field out of concern for his safety.

After seeing the reaction from the Penn State community on Wednesday night, the safety of the players and coaches has become a top concern for Saturday. Nebraska has asked Penn State's police department to take appropriate security measures to ensure a conflict-free visit for their players, coaches, and traveling party.

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Since: Nov 10, 2011
Posted on: November 10, 2011 4:27 pm

Report: McQueary will not be on sideline Saturday

What's taking so long? Is McQueary the new face of PSU?

Is there any question that this POS, McQueary, needs to go? For every child rape perpetrated by Sandusky after 2002- he bears responsibility!  
 McQueary demonstrates that his abject cowardice continues to this day. He is not man enough to admit that he failed as a human being, nor is he man enough to be ashamed of himself. He’s clinging to his job with every fiber of his being. Hiding. Praying, not for the victims, but that he somehow keeps his position. Disgusting!

McQueary’s indecent lack of immediate intervention enabled a pedophile to continue to abuse an untold number of children for years! There is no excuse. None. McQueary, himself, told the Grand Jury he observed the rape of a 10 year old child, with his own eyes! And he…..walked away.

Imagine what that little boy felt- watching someone who COULD HAVE BEEN HIS SAVIOR- abandon him. To save his career.

If only McQueary hadn't taken the coward's way out, and thought only of covering his own butt.  If only he reacted the way any decent human being would have reacted-  broken Sandusky's legs back in 2002, and saved that child.  He would have been a HERO!  He certainly would have been a hero to that 10 year old!

But....McQueary did NOTHING to insure the safety of a child being attacked, NOTHING to follow up on the health and welfare of that child, and NOTHING to bring a pedophile to justice and prevent other chidren from abuse and rape.

When it was discovered by authorities that McQueary had witnessed a rape, he was hauled before the Grand Jury and forced to testify. McQueary did not come forward on his own.  Remember that.  

Daddy McQueary’s sickening excuses for his son, pleading for sympathy and time to “explain”, are outrageous! The whole damn family makes me sick!

PSU needs to send McQueary the message that his inaction, above all, was utterly unacceptable. He needs to be fired! Otherwise, McQueary becomes the “new face of PSU”. A coward- with no moral compass or ethics. An enabler to a pedophile.


P.S.  And to all of you McQueary apologists and excuse-makers who scream:  "We don't know how we would have reacted, had we walked in on a child being raped", or "McQueary did exactly what he should have done" (went to Paterno's house the next day, and not to the police).  There is nothing "understandable" about McQueary's response, or lackthereof.   There is absolutely no excuse.  None.  Under ANY circumstances. YOU PEOPLE MAKE ME SICK! 

Save your pity for those who truly deserve it- the victims.

Since: Nov 10, 2011
Posted on: November 10, 2011 4:22 pm

Report: McQueary will not be on sideline Saturday

Noone seems to get the big picture.Paterno/Spanier/Curly etc.etc did not come forward because Sandusky HOLDS DIRT on the program.They collectively decided not to call the police because of some 30 plus years of leverage Sandusky has.They have been held hostage by an ogre over some things that probably seems pretty petty to them now.(recruiting violations/fudging grades for students maybe). They decided a short term BLACK EYE was worth avoiding than the welfare of young boys. -----Mcqueary probably leveraged them also. That's why Joe yells at him during the games all the time . Sandusky held a blackmail card against the program once considered beyond reproach 

Since: Nov 10, 2011
Posted on: November 10, 2011 4:16 pm

Report: McQueary will not be on sideline Saturday

Fire Mike McQueary NOW!!! This guy needs to go.  Show your disproval and join this Facebook page.  We are sending emails to the school asking he be fired.  

Since: Apr 13, 2007
Posted on: November 10, 2011 4:14 pm

Report: McQueary will not be on sideline Saturday

'.. concern for (Mike McQueary's) safety'

Dear god, what pathetic reasoning.  What about the safety of the abusee that night in 2002 or those who were subsequently violated as a result of an abuser allowed to continue unfettered?     

Since: Oct 18, 2006
Posted on: November 10, 2011 4:08 pm

Report: McQueary will not be on sideline Saturday

Yep...he definitely shouldn't be on the sideline either.

I want to once again express regret at this whole situation and to all the fantastic Penn State fans out there.

Since: Jun 25, 2009
Posted on: November 10, 2011 4:06 pm

Report: McQueary will not be on sideline Saturday

Nor should he be.  If Joe is fired, he should be fired too.  Being on the team is not only a distraction but another PR nightmare they can do without.  Gonna be hard for him to find another football coaching job in the near future. 

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