We are very happy that some of the sanctions have been rescinded. This is great news for the football team, and the entire unfairly punished Penn State community.
There's no denying Bill O'Brien came to Penn State at a critical time, and he has certainly earned his place in Penn State's history. He gave us two seasons we will never forget, and provided a much needed beacon during the darkest days we've ever known.
In light of comments on tonight's 60 Minutes Sports television segment made by Pennsylvania state prosecutor Frank Fina, who clearly stated there was no evidence that Penn State football coach Joe Paterno was involved in a cover up, the alumni and supporters of Penn State University demand a public explanation from our Board of Trustees regarding their unjust firing of Paterno in November 2011 and subsequent acceptance of NCAA sanctions specifically aimed at punishing the school's football program.
April 4, 2013 ---- The recent doubletalk from Penn State leadership surrounding the school’s role in potentially authoring its own NCAA punishment is not only disconcerting, but downright negligent and contradictory to the University's pledge of transparency, according to members of the grassroots watchdog group Penn Staters for Responsible Stewardship. Since July 2012, Penn State President … Continue reading PS4RS Calls for Promised Transparency from University President, Trustees