BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — The son of late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno sent a handwritten letter to Ohio State coach Urban Meyer in December, asking for a job.
The letter from Jay Paterno, dated two days before Christmas, was publicized in court documents released Monday as part of a federal lawsuit Paterno and former Penn State offensive line coach Bill Kenney are pursuing against the NCAA.READ MORE: Garden State Parkway Service Areas To Be Renamed After These 9 New Jersey Icons
Both allege they’ve been unable to find other jobs since the NCAA sanctioned Penn State for its handling of the Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse scandal.READ MORE: Reports: Phillies' Trade For Pirates Pitcher Tyler Anderson Hits Snag
Paterno’s letter congratulates Meyer for his success and wishes him luck in college football’s playoffs. Ohio State went on to win the national championship.
Paterno sent similar letters to West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen and Georgia coach Mark Richt.MORE NEWS: Police Searching For Suspect Wanted In North Philadelphia Shooting
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