Monday, January 23, 2012

Joe Paterno RIP

I didn't have a problem with Joe Paterno losing his job at Penn State. It is a shame a scandal like that hit Penn State and I feel for the alleged victims. JoePa might have made some mistakes handling the situation and a lot of people lost their jobs due to the alleged sex scandal. A lot of those people were good folks and it may have been unfair but I think it was the right thing for Penn State to do.

Likewise, it is the right thing to honor Coach Paterno after he passed away this weekend. He was a great football coach no one can argue that. Some argued he stayed longer than he should. Having listened to Lavar Arrington on 106.7 The Fan in Washington before the scandal, I have know doubt he was a great man as well.
He coached his men to become better people. It was not just on the field but in life.

It stinks the scandal happened. It is unfortunate he made mistakes. However, that makes him human. It is a shame he passed away but 85 is a long live. Hopefully, he will be remembered for better times, for being a better man, and not what has broken over the last year.

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