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Jerry Sandusky

Gerald Arthur "Jerry" Sandusky (born January 26, 1944) is a retired American football coach. Sandusky served as an assistant coach for his entire career, mostly at Pennsylvania State University under Joe Paterno, and was one of the most notable major college football coaches never to have held a head coaching position. He received Assistant Coach of the Year awards in 1986 and 1999. In November 2011, he was arrested and charged with 40 counts of sexual abuse of young boys over a 15-year period. Sandusky was born in Washington, Pennsylvania, the only son of Evelyn Mae (née Lee) an Irish Catholic homemaker who came from a small Pennsylvania coal-mining town, and Arthur Sandusky whose parents immigrated from Poland. His father Arthur served in the field of youth service programs for over 30 years, mostly as director of the Brownson House in Washington, Pennsylvania, a community recreation center for children.

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Jerry Sandusky's Son -- My Father Abused Me

Jerry Sandusky's Son
My Father Abused Me

Jerry Sandusky's adopted son says he was abused by the former Penn State assistant football coach ... and was prepared to testify at his father's sex abuse trial. 33-year-old Matt Sandusky -- one… READ MORE >

NBC Failed to Air Damning Jerry Sandusky Molestation Comments

Jerry Sandusky
NBC Failed to Air Damning Molestation Comments

Jerry Sandusky told Bob Costas back in November -- "I didn't go around seeking out every young person for sexual needs that I've helped."  Yet that damning statement was never aired on NBC,… READ MORE >

- 1713 days ago
Jerry Sandusky: Sexual Abuse Trial Starts Today

JERRY SANDUSKY
Sexual Abuse Trial Begins

Jerry Sandusky just arrived at a Pennsylvania courthouse for the start of his sexual abuse trial.The former Penn State assistant football coach kept it quiet on his way into the Centre County… READ MORE >

- 1727 days ago
Judge to Jerry Sandusky: You Can See Your Grandkids ... If Parents Consent

Judge to Jerry Sandusky:
You Can See Your Grandkids ... If Parents Consent

Alleged serial child rapist Jerry Sandusky -- former Penn State asst. football coach -- has been cleared by a judge to visit with his grandkids ... as long as the parents are present during the… READ MORE >

- 1840 days ago
Jerry Sandusky -- Hey Oprah, Wanna Talk??

Jerry Sandusky
Hey Oprah ... Wanna Talk?

Jerry Sandusky and his wife are kicking around the idea of doing a major TV interview TOGETHER ... but first, he must decide ... Oprah or Barbara Walters??Attorney Joe Amendola reportedly told… READ MORE >

- 1888 days ago
Jerry Sandusky Case -- NBC Correspondent Jay Gray Arrested Courting Exclusive Interview

Jerry Sandusky Case
NBC Correspondent Arrested Courting Exclusive Interview

An NBC Correspondent was arrested last week after allegedly getting wasted at a party thrown by Jerry Sandusky's lawyer ... TMZ has learned.  The Correspondent -- Jay Gray -- was invited by… READ MORE >

- 1895 days ago
Mike McQueary Testifies -- I'm Not 100% Sure Sandusky Was Raping That Boy

Mike McQueary Testifies
I'm Not 100% Sure Sandusky Was Raping That Boy

Mike McQueary says he's not 100% positive Jerry Sandusky was anally raping a young boy in a Penn State shower back in 2002 ... but he's CERTAIN Sandusky was sexually molesting the child. McQueary… READ MORE >

- 1899 days ago
Jerry Sandusky Waiving Preliminary Hearing -- Worst Strategy Ever

Jerry Sandusky's Legal Move
Worst Strategy Ever

Some of the top criminal defense lawyers in L.A. tell TMZ ... they are "astonished" that Jerry Sandusky's lawyer waived his right to a preliminary hearing, because it would have been the only… READ MORE >

- 1902 days ago
Jerry Sandusky Blocks Accusers From Spilling Beans ... For Now

Jerry Sandusky
Blocks Accusers From Spilling Beans ... For Now

Jerry Sandusky just executed a legal maneuver that will keep 8 of his accusers from telling tales of horrific sexual abuse ... but only temporarily.The former Penn State assistant coach waived his… READ MORE >

- 1902 days ago
Jerry Sandusky's Wife -- My Husband Is INNOCENT

Jerry Sandusky's Wife
My Husband Is INNOCENT

Jerry Sandusky's wife is standing behind her man ... claiming he NEVER raped any boys and insists all of his accusers are making up their stories. For the first time since the allegations went… READ MORE >

- 1907 days ago

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