Cup of Joe – Sandusky trial begins, Paterno’s will sealed

Well folks, today is the day. The Jerry Sandusky trial officially opens today. The former Penn State defensive coordinator is facing 52 counts of various sexual abuse crimes. As the old saying goes, buckle up.

Joe Paterno’s will was permanently sealed from public view, as well as all related court filings. A last will and testament is usually place don public record, but a Centre County judge ordered the will and court papers sealsed in April, which is peculiar.

On Friday Bi Ten Network senior writer Tom Dienhart asked readers who will lead the Big Ten in rushing this fall. Penn State running back Silas Redd appears to be a long shot according to readers.

David Jones of The Patriot News has been sharing various reasons for optimism for Penn State football. Yesterday Jones discussed Penn State’s advantageous schedule. Check out the updated 2012 Penn State football schedule.

Which games will make or break Penn State’s season?

Five players with potential to move up the depth chart.

Penn State finally got the Pro Combat treatment form Black Heart Gold Pants. Meh. Could have been worse.

Yesterday we took a look back at the 2010 Capital One Bowl, a fitting end to Daryll Clark’s run as starting quarterback at Penn State.

In Scores of Other Games…

Keeping in line with the flashback theme, Husker Extra took a look back at the 1970 meeting between Nebraska and USC, a 21-21 tie.

Is Michigan football back? Former Wolverine Andre Weathers says so.

Ohio State fans are voting on t-shirt designs for the upcoming season.

The shootings at Auburn this weekend killed two former football players. A manhunt is currently on for the shooter, who killed three people and wounded three others in total.

Even in this brief video promoting the upcoming Temple coaches caravan, Temple football coach Steve Addazio brings the energy.

Florida State wants the ACC to realign their divisions, and wants a better out of conference schedule. When Nevada is looking to get out of your schedule, you have problems. Staying in the ACC, North Carolina reportedly set up a summer class without instruction exclusively for football players, which landed on the school calendar just days before the semester started.

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Kevin McGuire

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Contributor to College Football Talk on NBCSports.com. Member of the FWAA and National Football Foundation. College Football Hall of Fame voter. Also managing Bloguin's NittanyLionsDen.com and Macho-Row.com.

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