Earlier this morning, the report led by former FBI chief Louis Freeh investigating Penn State’s actions in the Jerry Sandusky case was released.
As expected, its contents were beyond damaging to several PSU admins, as well as former coach Joe Paterno.
But coverage of the Freeh report is just beginning. We’ll post certain individual reactions of the report from around college football as they come in, but check back to this page throughout the day for other statements, columns and links.
– The Big Ten issued a statement last night before the Freeh release. It doesn’t say much, but if you’re interested…
— What happened at Penn State is a lesson for all schools, writes Stewart Mandel. A solid piece.
– Sally Jenkins calls Paterno a “hubristic, indictable hypocrite.”
– Penn State reps issued a series of statements as well.
– No doubt about it, Paterno’s legacy is in shreds, writes John Gonzalez of CSNPhilly.
– Nike has already taken Paterno’s name off the child development center on its Beaverton campus.
– Former Penn State linebacker LaVar Arrington calls the Freeh report “ unbiased and fair.“
– The Paterno family “accepts the criticism” of Joe’s actions in the Sandusky scandal.
– Video of the Freeh press conference.
— Penn State passed legislation Wednesday limiting athletic facility access to players and athletics personnel.