Penn State Rape Victim Denies Assault, Jerry Sandusky's Lawyer Claims

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Jerry Sandusky Denies He Is Sexually Attracted to Boys

When asked if he was sexually attracted to young boys, Sandusky replied,"Am I sexually attracted to underage boys … sexually attracted? You know … no I enjoy young people I … I love to be around them. Umm I, no … I'm not sexually attracted to young boys."

He hesitated when asked about the numerous eyewitness accounts of his alleged sexual assaults on adolescents.

"Well I could say that, you know, I have done some of those things," Sandusky said when asked by Costas if he is completely innocent and falsely accused in every aspect.

"I have horsed around with kids. I have showered after workouts. I have hugged them and I have touched their leg. Without intent of sexual contact," Sandusky said.

Sandusky and Amendola both told Costas that Sandusky was innocent of all of the allegations of sexual abuse that have been leveled against him.

The charges that Sandusky sexually abused eight boys over 15 years have led to the firing of the college president and Paterno. Sandusky was arrested Nov. 5 and is free on $100,000 bail.

The retired coach founded the charity The Second Mile for at-risk youth, and some are now saying the non-profit functioned as a recruiting ground for his predatory actions. Speaking with Costas, Sandusky said that he isn't attracted sexually to young boys.

When Sandusky was asked about an incident where two janitors said that they witnessed him performing a sex act on a boy in the showers, the former coach flat-out denied it. He then dismissed Costas' question as to what their motivation to fabricate such a lie would be, saying, "you'd have to ask them."

Amendola said Sandusky's antics in the shower is typically of jocks goofing around after a workout.

"Jerry Sandusky is a big overgrown kid. He's a jock," Amendola said. "For anybody who's ever played sports, you get showers after you work out. I mean when people hear he got showers with kids -- oh my goodness you know like …he got showers with kids … that makes him guilty right?"

ABC News' Dean Schabner contributed to this report.

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