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Could Joe Paterno Face Prison Sentence For Role In Penn State Scandal?

The furor at Penn State University has been over whether or not Joe Paterno should be fired or allowed to resign at season’s end. Instead, the greater controversy may arise over whether or not the 84-year-old could see jail time as an accomplice or enabler of Jerry Sandusky. That’s a possibility according to Randy Galloway of the Star-Telegram.

He writes, “For now, it’s a case of the proof vs. common sense. But at least two other Penn State officials, one being the just-fired athletic director, do face criminal charges involving a cover-up on Sandusky, and once their trials begin, and once the saving-of-their-butts testimony begins, it will be interesting to see where it goes.”