Originally posted on The Lady Sportswriter  |  Last updated 8/9/12
Former Penn State quarterback Rob Bolden recently transferred to LSU and although he now sits at least third on a depth chart that includes junior Zach Mettenberger and redshirt freshman Stephen Rivers, he’s happy to finally be away from the madness in Happy Valley. He even goes so far as to say he was hoping to find a way out long before the scandal ever took place: …Bolden, an off and on starter at Penn State who has two years of eligibility remaining, said he has wanted to transfer to LSU since long before the Jerry Sandusky scandal that led to harsh sanctions against the Nittany Lions. He said the only way the scandal figured in was that it allowed him to get his release last month to play this season on whatever team he chose. “Penn State was a great place, taught me a lot, I’ve been through a lot in that place and I appreciate everything they’ve done for me,” Bolden said. “That coaching staff, they were great. (Late Penn State coach) Joe (Paterno) helped me out a lot. My (former) teammates, I love them. I’ll always be friends with them.” Bolden came out of spring practice at [...]
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