Every day it gets worse. But every day it’s still not enough.
Joe Paterno got fired, effective immediately. He will never coach again.
Students rioted at Penn State last night, proving that another step should be taken: The rest of Penn State’s season must be canceled.
Tell me what good can come from 100,000 angry people assembling Saturday at Beaver Stadium. Outraged citizens, many at cross-purposes.
I’m sure everyone present will be calm and rational. NOT.
The rioting students should be ashamed. Their parents, more so.
I understand mob mentality, but what did those kids think they were supporting? JOE PATERNO ENABLED CHILD ABUSE. Everything good Paterno accomplished has been flushed down the toilet.
Cancel the game. Cancel the season. Give Penn State’s football program the death penalty for at least a year. Clean out every last vestige of the scandal, then start over fresh. Let players transfer and petition the NCAA to give them immediate eligibility at their new schools.
Is that unfair to the current team? Sure. But you’ve got to serve the greater good. Innocents catch shrapnel all the time.
Finishing this season not only prolongs the circus, it takes it on the road. Again, tell me what good can come from that.
Why is Mike McQueary still on Penn State’s coaching staff? He WITNESSED.
Tom Bradley is Penn State’s interim head coach. He’s a good coach and a good man. He should have gotten this opportunity years ago, and under better circumstances.
But Bradley can’t be Penn State’s head coach moving forward. He’s been there since 1979. Did he know? People will always wonder.
Let me throw a hat in the ring for Penn State’s next head coach: Maryland assistant Greg Gattuso. Full disclosure: He’s a friend of mine.
But you’re not going to get a big name to rebuild that program. Urban Meyer would never jump into that cesspool.
Gattuso played at Penn State. He was on their 1982 national championship team. He loves Penn State and would serve the university well. He’s 49. Young. Up-and-coming. Excellent recruiter. It makes sense.
But a lot could happen between now and then. I bet we see a few more shocking twists and turns. It gets worse before it gets better.
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