Tennessee fans have pulled out all the stops in an attempt to block the school from hiring Greg Schiano as its next football coach.
That includes a fresh message on the iconic Rock on campus that routinely carries messages about the football team, coach or a recent game.
“Schiano covered up child rape at Penn State,” the latest message on The Rock said.
That was in reference to Schiano, a former assistant at Penn State, was among coaches who knew that colleague Jerry Sandusky acted improperly with young boys years before law-enforcement authorities were first notified, according to testimony in the Sandusky case from former Penn State assistant Mike McQueary, the Washington Post reported.
According to McQueary, one assistant, Tom Bradley identified Schiano, now the Ohio State defensive coordinator, as the other assistant. In response to a question about whether Bradley had shared details of what Schiano had said, McQueary related a conversation with Bradley.
“No,” McQueary replied, according to the documents, “only that he had — I can’t remember if it was one night or one morning — but that Greg had come into his office white as a ghost and said he just saw Jerry doing something to a boy in the shower. And that’s it. That’s all he ever told me.”
— Barstool Rocky Top (@BarstoolTenn) November 26, 2017