By Andrew Porter

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — It’s been 10 years since DeAndre Levy accidentally broke Joe Paterno’s leg in a college football game.

Levy, now a 29-year-old linebacker with the Detroit Lions, called that moment the “proudest” of his college career according to the Men’s Journalyears after the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse conviction.

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“That dirtbag, man,” Levy reportedly said of Paterno, via mensjournal.com. “We’ve gotta stop prioritizing sports over humanity. Just because somebody can throw a football or coach football, they’re excluded from their wicked acts.”

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Levy was the Lions’ third-round pick out of Wisconsin in 2009. He wrote a piece of The Players’ Tribune titled ‘Man Up’, speaking out against sexual abuse.