- 11/05/2011, 06:37PM ET
J-Business said 11/05, 07:09 PM
I'm not sure how many of you on Fannation have heard about the "allegations" against Penn State's former defensive coordinator but they're damaging.
I won't get into the details but you can look up the specifics on any sports related site.
The point of this TD is that between those allegations and Paterno's age, this will be his last season.
It would be best to see him step aside on his own terms.
However, if he doesn't, I believe the university will force him out.
Out of all the top football universities, Penn State is the one that has largely avoided major scandals.
No serious booster related issues, drugs, cheating or betting.
But this will bring unwanted attention that the university has never witnessed before.
Keep in mind that academically, Penn State has some of the top rated departments in America and this will not go over well.
Joe Paterno has survived age, wins/losses, an injury and not winning a title in over 20 yrs but he'll be ushered out by his former slimeball defensive coordinator.
Beefy Burritos said 11/06, 01:32 AM
Well you're putting me in a tight spot here, so I must say that it's not his final season.
J-Business said 11/06, 02:24 AM
Hey Chicken Burrito, classic argument right there.
My point is that Paterno has been able to weather many storms but this one will effectively end his time in Happy Valley.
I'll also add that on the surface it will seem like it's mutual between both parties because no one really knows what will happen behind closed doors.
However, it won't really matter whether Paterno wants to stay or not. This will be his last season.
I'm going to send you a picture of a burrito for you to use as your pic.
So that people can take you a bit more serious.
We wouldn't want to think that you were a dupe or ninja
Beefy Burritos said 11/06, 02:48 AM
So, all it takes is an avatar to make someone take me serious? Who knew? Instead, send me a picture of Guile, because nothing says "I'm serious" more than an avatar of a Street Fighter character.
J-Business said 11/06, 10:58 AM
I'll restate my argument.
In my opinion, this will be Joe Paterno's last season.
The team is doing fairly well, they'll go to a respectable bowl and Paterno will be able to leave without this really harming his legacy.
In today's political atmosphere, child abuse is not the kind of attention a university wants. Now that everything is out in the open, Paterno will most likely be questioned about how much he knew and why he didn't report it to local authorities.
More importantly, he'll be asked with the kind of charges mentioned, why was Sandusky allowed to keep his job and still be able to influence other youth.
This will be Paterno's last season.
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