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Jerry Sandusky could get 460 years in prison if convicted

November 11, 2011 | 10:27 am

Penn state scandal

Former Penn State assistant football Coach Jerry Sandusky could face a maximum prison sentence of 460 years if convicted of sexually abusing or molesting eight underage victims over a 14-year period, according to a criminal complaint filed last Friday that myfoxphilly obtained.

The complaint against Sandusky lists 37 alleged offenses resulting in 40 criminal counts, including six first-degree felony charges in connection with alleged deviate sexual intercourse. 

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"Completely floored. I would've never imagined this," said Buffalo Bills safety Bryan Scott, who played at Penn State from 1999-2002 and roomed with Sandusky's son, Jon, on road trips his freshman year.

"He was a stand-up guy the way he interacted with the team and even around the kids," Scott added.

Sandusky was part of Paterno's staff for three decades, beginning in 1969.


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--Melissa Rohlin

 Photo: A woman holds a sign in front of a man who is painting over Jerry Sandusky's face, which was featured prominently in a mural. Credit: Pat Little / Reuters.