Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Paterno: I wish I had done more

Joe Paterno, Pennsylvania State University football coach who preached for half a century of success and honor, but the legend is shattered child sexual abuse scandal said Wednesday he will retire at the end of the season.

Joe Paterno said he "absolutely destroyed" in the case, in his one-time successor, Jerry Sandusky, has eight men over 15 years of harassment, including the Pennsylvania State University football complex.

He said he hopes the team can complete its season with "dignity and determination."

Trustee can force him to leave immediately. It can also act University.

He said the school's board of directors, which has been considered his fate, the board should "not take a minute to discuss my condition," and there are more important things to resolve.

84-year-old Pate Nuo has been beloved swallowed anger, he did not do more to stop Sandusky graduate assistant in 2002 after came to Pate Nuo, the alleged former assistant coach, a 10-year-old boy molested in the Pennsylvania State showers.

"Joe Paterno said in a statement:" This is a tragedy. "This is a lot of pain in my life one post with interest, I think I have to do more." Pate Nuo briefly talked about players in the Mildred and Louis Lasch Football Building Auditorium. Stand on the podium, coach told them he was leaving, and then broke down in tears.

Players to give him a standing ovation when he walked out.


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