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Saturday, October 25, 2014

Articles tagged: Penn State Football

NCAA’s Penn State penalties were harsh, but not harsh enough

The NCAA came down on Penn State Monday with harsh penalties as expected. Penn State was fined $60 million by the NCAA, will lose 90 scholarships over the next five seasons, and is facing a postseason bowl ban for the next four years. This was the NCAA’s chance to show its toughness when in reality…Read More

Video: Penn State Board of Trustees Fires Joe Paterno

The Penn State Board of Trustees announced on Wednesday night that they were firing Joe Paterno as head coach of Penn State’s football team. Paterno had coached at the school since 1950 and was the program’s head coach since 1966. He won 409 games, two national championships, and a record 24 bowl games, but none…Read More

Joe Paterno Likely Did Not Know in 2002 What We Know About Jerry Sandusky Now

Now that more and more details about Jerry Sandusky’s sexually abusive past are being revealed, people are becoming more and more upset. They’re getting angry. They’re getting outraged. And their blind rage is causing them to become irrational. When people get as upset as they are now, they often look for scapegoats. Joe Paterno, because…Read More

Video: Joe Paterno Speaks with Adoring Fans at His House

Lest ye figured the old fans of Penn State University would leave Joe Paterno for the lions, we have video proving otherwise. The legendary coach addressed the legions of fans who were outside his home Tuesday to support him. Ben Jones reports he said “No matter what happens to some people I’m proud of you.”…Read More

Joe Paterno Used Skype to Chat with Recruit Noah Spence

Joe Paterno is old. Very old. He’s 84 and people have called for him to step down at Penn State at various points over the past 10 years. I thought he should have stepped down after the team went 3-9 and 4-7 in back-to-back seasons in ’03 and ’04, but he stayed on and the…Read More

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