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Penn State To Take Down Joe Paterno Statue This Weekend, According To Report

In the wake of the Freeh Report's release, the single most hot button debate about the report is whether or not it revealed enough about Joe Paterno's involvement in the case to warrant a removal of a statue of the former Penn State head coach.

While the Freeh Report placed plenty of blame on the shoulders of Paterno for keeping quiet the sex abuse committed by Jerry Sandusky, many felt that he proved himself to be a good man during his 40+ years as coach of the Nittany Lions. Amid pressures from many to remove the statue, the university has reportedly decided to do so:

Kim Jones, a reporter for NFL Network, is a Penn State alumni and made regular appearances on a Penn State radio program in the past.

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