Jim Tressel

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Rage Runs Rampant After Paterno Is Fired

In the end, the pressure proved to be insurmountable—even for a legend. In the end, Joe Paterno, for decades a paragon of ethics and source of respect in the college football world, was brought down in the aftermath of the alleged sexual-abuse charges pending against former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky.


Jim Tressel – Jack Nicklaus – Chase Utley – Jimmy Rollins – John Mayberry Jr.

There is a school of thought, not necessarily a small one, which believes we should pay our college athletes.