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Report: Jerry Sandusky saw win 409 for Paterno

Posted on: January 12, 2012 12:30 pm
Edited on: January 12, 2012 3:19 pm
Posted by Tom Fornelli

According to a Patriot-News report, a week before former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky's arrest following a grand jury investigation into his alleged sexual assault of young boys, he watched Penn State beat Illinois for Joe Paterno's 409th career victory from the president's box at Beaver Stadium. A source told the Patriot-News said that Sandusky was seen in the box during the game and then he was later seen in the Nittany Lion Club.

Former Penn State linebacker Brandon Short also said on Wednesday that he was told by two independent sources that Sandusky had been in the president's box for the game that day as well.

Penn State president Rodney Erickson told national radio host Michael Smerconish that the report was "absolutely false," according to Smerconish, but one Penn State alum reported being in the Nittanly Lion Club with Sandusky for the Purdue game two weeks prior, and said he was under the impression that Sandusky "was always there."

Penn State spokesman Bill Mahon told the paper that a search through the guest list of every game of the last three seasons shows that Sandusky had never been invited to the box. However the report goes on to say that then athletic director Tim Curley -- who resigned following the grand jury indictment -- didn't want to give Sandusky tickets to the game but changed his mind at the insistence of Sandusky's wife, Dottie.

Penn State officials were aware of the investigation into Sandusky long before Penn State's game against Illinois that day.

Photo courtesy of the Patriot-News

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Since: Jan 8, 2009
Posted on: January 12, 2012 5:45 pm

Report: Jerry Sandusky saw win 409 for Paterno

You are sick. To post something like this!!! I hope you rot in hell right next to Sandusky.

Since: Oct 24, 2006
Posted on: January 12, 2012 5:42 pm

Report: Jerry Sandusky saw win 409 for Paterno

A source?  A source?  If you believe that then you will also believe that a source told the Washington Post that he saw Sandusky leaving the White House after a conference with Obama.  Or how about a source told the Boston Herald that he saw Sandusky having a pleasant dinner with Barney Frank last month just before Barney announced he would not run for reelection.  Unless the source identifies him or her self why would you believe?  
A source told me that all of the lies bounding around this and other blogs are posted by those who hate Paterno and PSU.

Since: Jan 15, 2008
Posted on: January 12, 2012 5:28 pm

Report: Jerry Sandusky saw win 409 for Paterno

I live in the Harrisburg area and was never a big supporter of Penn State. But all Penn State fans are not dilusional about this. All you are seeing is what the board of trustees and the PA state government put out ther and spun to their satisfaction in hopes of keeping everything really important buried. The PSU Alumni overall are fed up and trying to force the proper action.

Go to if you want to see all new things that have come out today. You will not believe the BS being thrown around.There is a big article in Todays Harrisburg Patriot News that former AD Tim Curley has been battling lung cancer but the family did not want this out there as a distraction. However it was Curley's wife who gave the paper the story. I guess up in State College lung cancer is contageous. He apparently caught from Paterno.

Also check out the article on the alternative meeting taking place in Philadelphia tonite. It is being held in the same hotel as the town meeting being held by the acting PSU President for PSU alumni. This being held by the man who financed the baseball progfram to the tune of 31.4 million and he wants to put and end to the the bulls**t  excuses being thrown out there and have the school admit what they should and also release an on campus police report that pertains to Sandusky.
The national media does not put everyting out there that is going on they only spin it the way they are told. 

Since: Jan 12, 2012
Posted on: January 12, 2012 4:55 pm

Report: Jerry Sandusky saw win 409 for Paterno

All Penn State people are delusional. I used to be neutral about PSU, but after this scandal and how PSU people reacted by supporting Paterno through it disgusted me and to make matters worse, they also tried to act ike they cared about these victims by holding a vigil. Just hyopcrsy at its finest. The cult-like belief that they all share is sickening and its easy to see why this was all kept quiet at PSU because they all think the same way. What PSU people don't get is that everytime someone hears the name PSU that isn't associated with the school, Sandusky and this scandal is the first thing they think of. It's going to take a very long time to change that image. Like I said, I used to not care one way or another about PSU, but now I can't stand them because clearly PSU students and alums care about the PSU image more than these victims. Just like Paterno and the rest of those clowns that slid this under the rug. 

Since: Nov 16, 2007
Posted on: January 12, 2012 4:47 pm

Report: Jerry Sandusky saw win 409 for Paterno

What is do Jerry Sandusky and Tuna have in common?  They both "come" in small cans.

Since: Jan 9, 2012
Posted on: January 12, 2012 4:14 pm

Report: Jerry Sandusky saw win 409 for Paterno

Come On Guys , Everyone Knows It is George Bush's Fault because he should have known , During  the first Iraqi War(when this allegedy happened) he sent the Army Rangers In Liberate Kuwait (lol) . He also should have sent them into Penn State to  get Sandusky   !!!!!!!!

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Since: Jan 12, 2012
Posted on: January 12, 2012 4:13 pm
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Since: Dec 13, 2011
Posted on: January 12, 2012 4:08 pm

Report: Jerry Sandusky saw win 409 for Paterno

Big Deal so he went to a Game ! 

I Blame everyone at Michigan State anyway , because their Slimmy Green Bullshit just Slid Down The Country and Invested the poor kiddies  !!!

Since: Oct 21, 2006
Posted on: January 12, 2012 3:59 pm

Report: Jerry Sandusky saw win 409 for Paterno

I blame Joe Paterno and the Unions.  I mean they are to blame for everything else in this country right?

JoePa had to have known everyone that was attending PSU games because he is Joe Paterno.  I mean he knew what Sandusky was doing late at night with those kids while he was at home sleeping.  And I am sure Jerry Sandusky told Joe Paterno I have been butt raping little kids for years now Joe.  So if anyone asks deny it.  Thanks.

My gosh people in this country are soo dumb. 

Penn State will rise above this because this affected no college students.  It had nothing to do with the football team or Joe Paterno.  And it doesnt affect the current or future students and their employment or any players chances of getting into the NFL.  People have really blown this out of context and there are students worried that this scandal will prevent them from getting a job.  Seriously are they that dumb? 

Since: Jan 12, 2012
Posted on: January 12, 2012 3:56 pm

Report: Jerry Sandusky saw win 409 for Paterno

Think of the victims. There is only one honorable and equitable action PSU should take....shut the football program down for at least two years....maybe more. Think of the victims. Every victim probably feels a pain in his heart when he hears PSU football, Paterno or Sandusky.
Think of the victims. Can you imagine a jury trial ongoing during the football season. You can bet Sandusky's lawyer will push for that. The State and County has botched this conviction so far....Sandusky's bail could have been put on a credit card. Think of the victims. Hiring a new coach was another stab in the everything will be better. The grand jury report should have been confidential (that can be done)....again, Think of the victims. An acquaintence (in higher education) got a copy of the gj report from the university's insurance underwriter. Written in plain English and to the point...he said it was so graphic and alarming he couldn't get past page 8. Think of the victims. There must be penance and atonement. Continuation of football is a travesty. I hear it now, think of what the football programs provides the entire school At this stage there's no lesson learned. Think of the victims.
As dispicable as Sandusky is in his behavior and he will be punished severly, he can't be made the bad quy entirely....what atonement has the university shown....firing the accomplices? Yet, he's still a human being and needs treatment above all. What would have happened if these criminal acts would have been addressed when first known? But that would have been very it's near impossible.
In closing....shut the football program down and start the healing. Think of the victims.

Thanks for reading.....from Texas Hill Country   

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