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Penn State Coaches

Urge Players' Friends & Family:

"Wear White for JoePa"

11/10/2011 3:44 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

1111_penn_state_exMultiple sources connected with the Penn State football team tell TMZ ... coaches held a meeting with players today and told them their friends and family should show support for ousted coach Joe Paterno by wearing white to the game on Saturday.

It's a bold move, considering there is a university-wide move for people in the stands to wear baby blue to support the alleged sexual assault victims of Jerry Sandusky

In addition to wearing white, we're told the coaches informed the team they may change the time and location of the pre-game meal because of security concerns.

And, we're told, the coaches assured the players there would be "enhanced security" for the game.

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76.

Josh    

What kind of sick FREAK could support this guy or anyone else involved in the criminal cover-up?

1047 days ago
77.

en Todo Momento!!    

since when if college football such a little boy's sport? since when are this many little boys such die hard college football fans?? why would a 10 year old boy be in the locker rooms with an adult male, taking a shower with him? is this something little ten year old boys aspire to? to taking showers with older men? weird. if that is normal in the 10 year old boys world, to shower with fully adult grown men, but have to use women's restrooms, because they are afraid to stand next to men at the urinal, then i don't know how to help the 'male world' if their habits are so conflicted.

1047 days ago
78.

KenzieQ    

en Todo Momento!! --- TROLL ALERT.

1047 days ago
79.

tina    

they all should be ashamed of themselves...

1047 days ago
80.

Jessica     

For the Record WE ARE not wearing white or BLACK we are wearing BLUE because it is the color advocate child abuse awareness...get your facts straight.

1047 days ago
81.

Eric    

You have a person working for you who is raping children and you don't call the police? What kind of a person are you an what kind of man would let this go on? He was only thinking about the fall out his coaching staff might take if people found out or it was 54 million dollars college makes each year off the football sales. Where is the detective who was looking into this two years ago? He's not been seen or heard from since he took on this case.

1047 days ago
82.

sky    

From Penn State to State Penntentiary WHAT A FALL from GRACE Sickos.

1047 days ago
83.

tina    

What is wrong with those people, actually accepting the fact that these people knew that a child is being molested and did nothing about it. What if it was their child or grandchild being molested, I am sure things would be different. Again shame on all the people who knew and never said anything.

1047 days ago
84.

venturahiway    

Cancel the damn game!

1047 days ago
85.

Me    

You people need to check your facts and not just listen to all of the false statements being made in the media. Read the grand jury report. Paterno reported the incident immediately to his boss and the head of the university police as soon as he found out. And yes the university police at State College are the same as the local police. The students that are rioting are upset that Paterno did what he was supposed to do but was still fired. Mainly because the university was just trying to satisfy all of the public out there, like those of you posting, that don't understand the facts and think he did something wrong. Yes the crimes are horrible. Yes there was a coverup by certain individuals and they should be held liable as well. But those of you saying Paterno did something wrong need to learn the real facts.

1047 days ago
86.

DLJ    

losers!!!! you should be wearing white for the victims! and seeing red for jopa and his cronies...what s*** you are...

1047 days ago
87.

Dorian    

I really hope, the students who wear white....never have a child that gets raped in front of someone and nothing is done about it. Totally disgusting. Fire them all, especially the witness! This just proves you can't trust ANYONE with your children! What a world!

1047 days ago
88.

DSM    

They should focus on the children's violence as they are the real victims. The school did nothing to protect the children of less fortune, only its football legacy.

1047 days ago
89.

Lynn    

Paterno & the other clowns, including the coach who saw it and did nothing should be in jail. This is a crime spree, not a scandal. Would anyone walk away from a woman being raped, much less a CHILD? They allowed this to happen for 44 years. Sick.

1047 days ago
90.

Kaffee    

Learning about this school's mentality, I bet no one shows up in baby blue--they only care about JoePa and their football team. Pathetic bunch of morons.

1047 days ago
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