Penn State Players React To Scandal, Removal Of Joe Paterno Statue

All is not well in Happy Valley, as Joe Paterno's statue was removed Sunday in response to the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal that has taken over Penn State University. Worse is yet to come as the NCAA prepares to announce potentially crippling sanctions to the football program Monday morning.

The players will take most of the brunt for the actions of four men who covered up years of on-campus sexual abuse. Current players and alumni took to Twitter on Sunday to defend themselves and make it known that they stand by the program through thick and thin.

Finally, former quarterback Daryll Clark summed up how we are all feeling about as succinctly as anyone can:

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