snoqueen wrote:So what else is out there under that rug?
Plenty of stuff.
But it's arguably harmless. A booster breaks a rule here and there, a coach has an extra-marital affair or is drunk in public (ooh, that one hits a little close to home doesn't it?).
What happens in College football stays in College football. That's the credo and they followed it to the letter without realizing they had turned into monsters.
On another level, what a bunch of dumbasses. Did they not learn anything from the Catholic church scandal and realize this would bite them in the ass when these kids grew up?
This thing is going to reverberate throughout College football. Look for new rules about any contact with kids at Penn State, then throughout the Big Ten, 11, 12, whatever the hell it is now and so on and so on. And it won't be because they're nice guys. It will be all about the money.
Penn State and Joe Paterno better have their check books handy for the civil suits.