Jerry Sandusky

Jerry Sandusky: From Rising Star To Most Hated Man In America

Jerry Sandusky was supposed to have a legendary career.
<p> Jerry Sandusky was supposed to have a legendary career.&nbsp;</p>

This article on Penn State assistant head coach Jerry Sandusky originally appeared in our 1987 college football annual. Given the horrific, recent tragic events surrounding allegations against Jerry Sandusky, we felt our archival pieces pertaining to Jerry, Joe Paterno and Penn State are worth revisiting to show how revered Sandusky was, not only at PSU, but in the world of college football.

1987 Assistant Coach of the Year: Jerry Sandusky, Nittany's Defensive Lion

Mike McQueary Should Have Pulled A Sinead O'Connor At the Church of Penn State

Joe Paterno did not stop Jerry Sandusky's alleged abuse, so Mike McQueary should have
<p> Joe Paterno did not stop Jerry Sandusky's alleged abuse, so Mike McQueary should have</p>

In 1992 Sinead O'Connor stood on the stage of Saturday Night Live, held up a photograph of Pope John Paul II, sang the word "evil" and ripped up the photo to protest child abuse by the Catholic church.

And from that point on, her world came crashing down.

Joe Paterno Deserves To Pay For His Inaction

The Penn State coach had to know about Jerry Sandusky. And he had to do something.
<p> The Penn State coach had to know about Jerry Sandusky. And he had to do something.</p>

I remember where I was Ronald Reagan was shot. I remember where I was when the space shuttle Challenger disintegrated over the Atlantic Ocean. I remember where I was when two airplanes hit the Twin Towers. I remember where I was when Twitter blew up with rumors that Osama Bin Laden had been killed.

Penn State Coaching Candidates: Targets and Longshots

Who will replace Joe Paterno at Penn State in 2012?
<p> Who will replace Joe Paterno at Penn State in 2012?</p>

By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter)

For the first time since 1965, Joe Paterno will not roam the sidelines this Saturday at Penn State. Replacing a coach that won 409 games won’t be easy, and the coaching search is even more difficult with an interim athletic director.  

Who will be Penn State's coach in 2012? Here's a look at some realistic candidates, as well as some longshots to watch in the search.

Joe Paterno Has Been Fired From Penn State

The legendary coach has been fired for the scandal surrounding sexual abuse allegations
<p> The legendary coach has been fired for the scandal surrounding the Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse allegations</p>

Joe Paterno has been fired from Penn State University. In the wake of the sexual abuse scandal involving his assistant coach Jerry Sandusky, the longest tenured coach in college football's career is now over.

Jerry Sandusky and Joe Paterno 1995 Penn State Profile

Our 1995 "Deep Roots in Happy Valley" profile of Jerry Sandusky and Joe Paterno
<p> Our 1995 "Deep Roots in Happy Valley" profile of Jerry Sandusky and Joe Paterno&nbsp;</p>

In light of the recent, disgusting events that have come out regarding Jerry Sandusky's alleged child sexual abuse while working as an assistant under Joe Paterno at Penn State, we feel that some of our archival content regarding Joe Paterno is worth revisiting now.

This article originally appeared in Athlon Sports 1995 Big Ten regional edition. Jerry Sandusky's quotes are in bold.

Deep Roots In Happy Valley

Joe Paterno's Last Stand

Our archive takes a look back at 2004 as the Penn State coach's legacy is under fire
<p> Our archive takes a look back at 2004 as the Penn State coach's legacy is under fire</p>

In light of the recent, disgusting events that have come out regarding Jerry Sandusky's alleged sexual child abuse while working as an assistant under Joe Paterno's at Penn State, we feel that some of our archival content regarding Joe Paterno is worth revisiting now. This is expected to be Paterno's last year as head coach.

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