Originally posted on Nittany Lines  |  Last updated 12/21/11
Former Florida State coach Bobby Bowden told an Orlando radio station Tuesday that he would have "gone to the police" if confronted with a situation like Joe Paterno was in 2002 with former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky.    Speaking on Orlando Sentinel columnist Mike Bianchi's show on WYGM, Bowden said he attended clinics with Sandusky and was "shocked" at the allegations. "I just can't believe it," Bowden told Bianchi. "I've tried to think what I would do. I think, if one of my coaches had come to me and told me what happened, I would have gone to that guy and asked him if it was true. And I'd tell him to get away from here and don't ever come back. Then I'd have gone to the police. I think that's what I would have done." Regarding Paterno, Bowden said, "When it occurred, I guess Joe expressed it best when he said, 'In hindsight, I wish I'd have done more.' I guess that's probably the best answer." For the full interview, in which Bowden discusses an assortment of topics in college
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