Category Archives: Joe Paterno

Gagliardi: Knowledge of Misconduct Since 1950’s

During a two-and-a-half hour visit with two former Johnnie football players on July 23, 2012, Saint John’s University football coach John Gagliardi reportedly admitted that he first became aware of misconduct at Saint John’s in the 1950’s.

John Gagliardi on Joe Paterno, Penn State’s NCAA sanctions

Perhaps the best perspective on the demise of Joe Paterno’s legacy is the one held by another college football coaching legend.

Gagliardi on Paterno: ‘He made a horrible mistake’

Until the scandal that rocked Penn State, St. John’s football coach John Gagliardi often talked about how much he respected Nittany Lions coach Joe Paterno and his storied football program.

John Gagliardi Comments on Abuse (1067 Miles Away)

The most shocking thing about Saint John’s list of eighteen monk offenders… at least nine of the men on the list remain on campus today.

Paterno contemporary feels ‘pretty saddened’

The only college football coach of note to work later into life than Joe Paterno, with more wins than the Penn State icon, doesn’t hide his resentment over the way Paterno’s career ended.

John Gagliardi on Penn State Scandal

(Pioneer Press) I don’t even want to think about these poor kids suffering because of this monster. – John Gagliardi

Gagliardi’s Puzzling Response

Saint John’s University football coach John Gagliardi has finally spoken on the record about sexual misconduct. In a Saint Cloud Times article regarding sex abuse at Penn State and Joe Paterno, Gagliardi said, “It’s just hard to believe anything like this … Continue reading

Remember the Children

(ESPN) This is not about Joe Paterno. If these boys really were molested, groped and raped by a middle-aged ex-Penn State football coach, then whatever misjudgment Paterno made will be a single lit match compared to the bonfire these boys will … Continue reading