Testimony: Joe Paterno Knew About a Jerry Sandusky Sexual Assault in 1976

By D.J. Byrnes on July 12, 2016 at 9:56 am
Joe Paterno: Piece of shit

I stared at 11W's fabled content management system for the last 10 minutes trying to think of how to open a story like this. So, I think I'll just let the facts speak for themselves.

From washingtonpost.com:

The victim, who was identified in court records as John Doe 150, said that while he was attending a football camp at Penn State, Sandusky touched him as he showered. Sandusky’s finger penetrated the boy’s rectum, Doe testified in court in 2014, and the victim asked to speak with Paterno about it. Doe testified that he specifically told Paterno that Sandusky had sexually assaulted him, and Paterno ignored it.

“Is it accurate that Coach Paterno quickly said to you, ‘I don’t want to hear about any of that kind of stuff, I have a football season to worry about?'” the man’s lawyer asked him in 2014.

“Specifically. Yes … I was shocked, disappointed, offended. I was insulted… I said, is that all you’re going to do? You’re not going to do anything else?”

Joe Paterno to kid alleging sexual assault by one of his assistants: Stick to sports, kid.

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