Jay Paterno has been a staunch defender of the legacy of his father, who was fired in 2011 as a result of the child-abuse scandal involving one of his former assistant coaches.
Five years after losing his job as assistant coach on the Nittany Lions football team, Jay Paterno will return to Penn State as one of three new members of the university’s Board of Trustees. Paterno, the son of disgraced former Nittany Lions Coach Joe Paterno, called his victory Friday “a statement of your love for this University” […]
Jay Paterno, a former quarterbacks coach at the school, will start his new role in July.
Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky was convicted of multiple counts of raping the children in his care. He's spending the rest of his life in jail. It was covered up for decades by his disgraced boss Joe Paterno, who croaked before he could get nailed in court. Show More Summary
Tim Curley and Gary Schultz face up to five years in prison for the their roles in the scandal that brought down Joe Paterno
It’s safe to say that, even with all the Alabama and Ohio State bashing going on year after year, Penn State is still the most hated team in college football. The coach and players from the decades-long underage sex scandal might be gone, but that doesn’t wipe away the memory of one of the most […]
Hall of Fame RB Franco Harris is among the players who lashed out at DeAndre Levy's comments about Joe Paterno.
Lions linebacker DeAndre Levy said recently that he wasn’t serious when he called breaking the late Joe Paterno’s leg in a sideline collision his proudest moment in football, but not when he called the former Penn State football coach a “dirtbag.” In a column for the Detroit Free Press, Levy, who played for Wisconsin when…
For review: Detroit Lions linebacker DeAndre Levy broke Joe Paterno’s leg during a game in 2006. It was an inadvertent (...)
Sometimes when an athlete makes a controversial comment that turns into a headline in newspapers and websites, the athlete steps back and says he didn’t mean it the way it came across. DeAndre Levy’s comment that Joe Paterno was a “dirtbag” is not one of those times. Instead, Levy, the Lions’ linebacker who accidentally broke…
Former University of Wisconsin linebacker DeAndre Levy was a second team All-Big Ten selection in 2007. In 2008, he was an all-conference honorable mention. He won national defensive player of the week honors for one particularly strong game in his senior season — when he recorded nine tackles, a sack, and an interception against Fresno State. […]
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Levy broke Paterno’s leg in 2006.
Way back in 2006, Wisconsin linebacker DeAndre Levy accidentally broke the leg of late former Penn State coach Joe Paterno during a sideline collision. Fast forward a few years later and a sexual assault scandal has rocked Penn State University and its football program to its core. That scandal also has Levy saying that breaking JoePa’s […]
DeAndre Levy made national headlines as a Wisconsin linebacker back in 2006 when he broke then-Penn State coach Joe Paterno’s leg. Levy didn’t do it on purpose — he crashed helmet first into the late coach’s limb while making a tackle going out of bounds — but he doesn’t feel bad about it. In fact,...
In a profile with Men's Journal published this week, Levy said that tackle is now 'my proudest moment in college.'
When Lions linebacker DeAndre Levy played at Wisconsin, he was involved in a sideline collision that saw him tumble into Penn State coach Joe Paterno, breaking Paterno’s leg. At the time, Levy felt badly for Paterno. Now, Levy is glad he did it. Levy told Men’s Journal that revelations that Paterno failed to act to…
A source of pride.
DeAndre Levy says his collision with Joe Pa that broke the late Penn State coach’s leg was nothing but a happy accident in the Happy Valley.
It’s been a long time since the Penn State Nittany Lions have been in the news and it wasn’t a story about Jerry Sandusky or the late Joe Paterno. On Saturday, Penn State pulled off a huge upset against the #2 ranked Ohio State Buckeyes and with that win came their first ranking in the […]