Penn State players, recruits react to NCAA restoration of victories

Pending approval of a settlement between the NCAA and Penn State, the late Joe Paterno will once again be the winningest coach in major college football history. The settlement would restore 112 vacated wins, giving 111 of them back to Paterno.

Pending approval of a settlement between the NCAA and Penn State, the late Joe Paterno will once again be the winningest coach in major college football history. The settlement would restore 112 vacated wins, giving 111 of them back to Paterno.


Past, current and former Penn State players took to Twitter to react to Friday’s news that the NCAA will restore Penn State’s 112 victories that were vacated in light of the Jerry Sandusky scandal.

With the victories set to go back on the books, returning the late Joe Paterno to the top of the career wins list at 409, many of them turned their attention to another target: the Paterno statue, which was also removed in the aftermath of the scandal.

Here’s a look at some of the players’ reaction. And check back soon for more comments.

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