Matt Terl
Friday November 11th, 2011

The fallout from the sexual abuse scandal at Penn State continues.  Confirming earlier rumors, the university has issued a statement regarding assistant coach Mike McQueary:

Due to multiple threats made against Assistant Coach Mike McQueary, the University has decided it would be in the best interest of all for Assistant Coach McQueary not to be in attendance at Saturday's Nebraska game.

In 2002, McQueary was the graduate assistant who reportedly saw former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky sexually assaulting a young boy in the shower at the Penn State athletic facility.  McQueary told the grand jury that he reported the incident to former head coach Joe Paterno, who was fired late Wednesday night, and there was some surprise that Paterno was punished while McQueary was allowed to remain. It is not immediately clear who issued the threats against McQueary.

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