Transcript for Ex-Penn State Coach in Abuse Scandal
Very ugly sexual abuse charges against -- former coach at college football powerhouse Penn State. There are a lot of questions this morning including how much university officials and legendary head coach Joseph Paterno -- and -- they knew it. ABC's TJ Winick is on the campus this morning with more on the stunning story TJ good morning TO. Beyond -- good morning to you for decades Penn State football played here at beaver stadium. Has been known as the gold standard of how a college program should be run. That's why these allegations these shocking allegations of abuse and cover -- a shaken this entire sport to its very core. Delegations are shocking. You're one of the biggest and most storied football programs that America voices in his head were being sexually abused but one of the team's most prominent figures. This is absolutely. A stunner in the world of sports. If you -- to say give me squeaky clean in college football. One of the answers you might say first is Penn State. Jerry -- dusty is known as the architect of the state football's power -- defense. But the former defense of what Nader may become even better known now for allegations of sexual abuse. Eight young boys over -- fifteen year period sandusky attorney asserts that his client is innocent and will fight the charges. More startling said -- work with underprivileged children were foundation that he started the second mile children. That are troubled -- have a disadvantaged background they're going to be more vulnerable. To someone paying attention to them but what they really shake the university the charges also accused and state officials but overall. Athletic director Tim Curley -- university vice president Gary Schultz were charged with perjury and failure to report the allegations to state authorities. What happens is a self preservation sets -- when people have a segment information the distant minded it's actually occurring because they're concerned. About it affecting their career attorneys for both men see their clients are innocent but. Questions are also surrounding head coach in football legend Joseph Paterno. According to the investigation a graduate assistant to the team discovered -- dusty in the shower with a boy. Reported the incident to the head coach who -- the account to -- Paterno was not charged with any wrongdoing. Penn State's president calls the allegations troubling but also said that Schultz -- -- have his unconditional support. Those two men are expected to turn themselves into authorities tomorrow morning in Harrisburg.
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