Found September 02, 2012 on Holdout Sports:
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Penn State alumnus (and NFL Hall of Famer) Franco Harris brought a cardboard cutout of Joe Paterno to his luxury box at Beaver Stadium for Saturday's PSU football game against Ohio.


The Paterno cutout held a sign reading "Due Process for PSU JVP".

We understand Harris' loyalty to his college coach, and he's entitled to express his opinion, but the cardboard cutout of Joe Pa may be a bit much given the circumstances. It certainly makes things a little awkward and uncomfortable.

Photo via John Ziegler. H/T LBS.
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  • JoePoo had his chance to provide "due process" to innocent young boys and chose not to in order to protect his football program. So JoePedo got what he was DUE!
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