Wednesday, November 16, 2011

#Paterno #Sandusky :Who's Who In The Scandal

http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/vault/article/magazine/MAG1192199/index.htm

Beyond Sandusky and Paterno, the figures are less well known—but their connections abound

MIKE MCQUEARY: Receivers coach

State College native and former Penn State quarterback witnessed the '02 incident, reported it to Paterno, then to Schultz and Curley. Placed on leave.

GRAHAM SPANIER: Former president

Founding editor, Journal of Family Issues; hosted a Big Ten Network show. What he knew of the '98 and '02 cases remains unclear. Fired Nov. 9.

GARY SCHULTZ: Former senior V.P.

Oversaw Penn State police, among other duties. Has campus child-care facility named for him. Charged with perjury, failure to report. Resigned Nov. 6.

TIM CURLEY: Athletic director

State College native who walked on to the football team in the '70s; involved with PSU sports ever since. Indicted on same charges as Schultz. On leave.

RAY GRICAR: Former D.A.

Declined to prosecute Sandusky in the 1998 incident.
Disappeared mysteriously in 2005 and was legally declared dead this past summer.
TOM CORBETT: Governor

As state attorney general in 2009 initiated the Sandusky investigation. Became a Penn State trustee after his 2010 election.

LINDA KELLY: Attorney general

A prosecutor for more than 30 years, she succeeded Corbett in May 2011 and took over the Sandusky case. Says the investigation is ongoing.
STEVEN TURCHETTA: Athletic Director, Central Mountain High
His testimony concerning Sandusky's interaction with a student at Central Mountain helped catalyze the investigation.

FRANK NOONAN: State police commissioner

Veteran of nearly three decades with the FBI, he has been vocal in criticizing the failures of Penn State administrators.

KEN FRAZIER: CEO, Merck

Penn State grad ('75) and board member since 2009 will lead school's internal investigation. He vows transparency and impartiality.

TOM BRADLEY: Interim coach

Penn State defensive back, '77, '78; succeeded Sandusky as defensive coordinator in 2000, and Paterno last week.

RODNEY ERICKSON: Interim president

After last Saturday's game in State College, said, "We want to demonstrate ... to the rest of the world that Penn State is a caring community