Originally posted on Seattle Post-Intelligencer: Seattle...  |  Last updated 11/9/11
Share: Michael Robinson (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun) RENTON — Michael Robinson’s voice lowered. He looked at the ground in front of his locker, where a crowd of reporters gathered. The Seahawks fullback and former Penn State quarterback struggled to find the words to describe his emotions in regard to the recent child molestation allegations that have rocked his alma mater this week. His college coach, the legendary Joe Paterno, was fired on Wednesday evening after Jerry Sandusky, PSU’s former defensive coordinator who some considered Paterno’s heir-apparent, was charged Saturday with molesting eight boys over a 15-year span. The most startling allegation, perhaps, was that of an alleged 2002 assault in PSU’s locker room, witnessed by a graduate assistant and reported to Paterno. “It’s just … it’s sad how some sick people can tarnish a great man like that,” Robinson said before wiping his eyes with a towel. There has been public outcry demanding that Paterno step down. But hi...
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