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Wednesday, November 9, 2011
Munchak talks about Penn State, Paterno

By Paul Kuharsky

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Titans coach Mike Munchak rates as an all-time great at Penn State, where he played on Joe Paterno’s offensive line from 1978-81 and got a business degree.

Munchak is the first Nittany Lion to be an NFL head coach.

Wednesday he talked at length about the scandal rocking State College, Pa., and the college football world, about the man at the center of the scandal, Jerry Sandusky, and about Joe Paterno, who announced he intends to step down after the season.

Highlights of that section of Munchak’s media session.
Munchak also said, isolating football from the rest, he thinks it’s OK that Paterno finish the season as coach.

Titans special teamer and linebacker Tim Shaw, who played at Penn State, said in his experience Sandusky's "Second Mile" organization was "a big, big positive spot in Central Pennsylvania."

Shaw urged people to let justice run it's course as things are sorted out.

"Let's handle it the right way because we're coming at somebody who didn't do it the right way," he said.