Greg Schiano denies being part of Penn State cover-up

Documents Reveal Paterno Knew of Abuse

In May of this year, there were reports that the sealed court documents contained information that former Penn State coach Joe Paterno knew about the allegations against Sandusky as far back as 1976, an allegation that was strongly denied by Paterno's family.

According to the documents, a man identified as John Doe 150 testified in 2014 that when he was 14 he was molested by Sandusky, and that he reported the abuse to Paterno.

While law enforcement only first became aware of allegations against Sandusky in 1998, the documents released Tuesday include several incidents in the 1980s and 1990s when Penn State football coaches and officials were aware of improper behavior by Sandusky around boys. Most significantly, there is extensive evidence that stands in stark contrast to this claim.

The Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas on Tuesday unsealed hundreds of pages of documents related to a lawsuit between Penn State and insurer Pennsylvania Manufacturers' Association Insurance over who should pay the almost $100 million in victims' settlement claims. A statue of him was removed from the Penn State grounds after the claims that he turned a blind eye to the suffering of the boys were becoming too loud for the university to ignore.

An alleged victim said he personally told Paterno in 1976 of an assault, but Paterno told him he did not want to hear about it.

Another victim, John Doe 75, was not interviewed for Sandusky's criminal trial, but he described a 1987 incident in which coach Joe Sarra, also of Penn State, walked in when Sandusky had his hand down the victim's trousers. Paterno said then he knew of no other similar event involving Sandusky and a boy. He is scheduled to serve 30 to 60 years in prison.

Another deposition included is from Mike McQueary, former Penn State assistant coach turned key witness in Sandusky's trial. I was insulted. I said, 'Is that all you're going to do?

Masella might want to retract those words following revelations that Paterno's knowledge of Sandusky's horrifying misconduct nearly certainly extended all the way back to 1976.

In the last interview before his death, former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno told the Post's Sally Jenkins he had no knowledge of accusations of child molestation involving former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.

Some who spoke with Newswatch 16 say that even with the new revelations, they still back the former Penn State coaching legend. Bradley denies those claims.

Convicted in 2012, Sandusky is now serving a 30-to-60-year sentence of 45 counts of sexual abuse on young boys. But it should also be noted the settlement process was protracted and included several layers of vetting, with some claims rejected, and Penn State knew it would have to justify settlements, which total nearly $93 million, to its insurer. "I think all those questions have been answered years ago", he said.

Schiano is now the defensive coordinator at Ohio State.

The 2016 Foster Farms Bowl will mark the 15th anniversary of the Bay Area college football bowl game, which annually features teams from the Pac-12 and Big Ten Conferences.

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