Down Goes Paterno

On July 22, 2012 by BuckeyeEmpire


After what I’m sure was much deliberation, Penn State University finally made the decision to take down the Joe Paterno Statue.  Last week I made my opinion known on whether or not it should come down, and still stand by my thoughts on the matter.  As of yet I haven’t heard what the plans are for the statue itself.  I shot a message to Ben Jones, a phenomenal reporter for, for his opinion on what the university should do with the statue.  His response was that “There is a football museum inside the stadium, they should put it there.”  While this is something I could agree with, I don’t know that it will change the way anyone looks at the statue, or the things it now stands for in the eyes of so many.

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