Mike McQueary, Witness to Penn State Scandal, Will Not Coach Saturday

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Penn State wide receivers coach Mike McQueary, who witnessed Jerry Sandusky allegedly rape a boy in the team's locker room in 2002, won't coach this weekend.

Out of fear for McQueary's safety, the coach, who somehow still has a job, will not be on the field when the embattled Nittany Lions take on Nebraska tomorrow.

The university released a statement reading, "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."

Mike McQueary and Joe Paterno

McQueary has been under fire for not doing anything to stop the alleged rape, and then going to Joe Paterno, the legendary head coach, instead of the police.

Penn State fired Joe Paterno abruptly Wednesday night.

Despite the fact that he didn't stop Sandusky, the team's former defensive coordinator, who was just indicted on 40 counts of child sex abuse, his job is safe for now.

According to Pennsylvania's Morning Call newspaper, the board, which was decisive in axing Paterno, does not plan to fire McQueary or ask him to step down.

But he won't be on the field tomorrow.

The Penn State board of trustees have reportedly asked new interim coach Tom Bradley to keep Mike McQueary from coaching from the sidelines Saturday.

As the sex scandal at the storied college football program continues to unravel, no word on whether Ashton Kutcher's Twitter editors will weigh in on the latest.

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Mike McQuerry needs to go, hes guilty as the rest, what if that was HIS SON he would have damn well stopped that! The child Was A SON to someone. They better fire him or Im starting a petition in Texas and our state doesnt look away!

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He did report it to campus police, he spoke with the head of campus police, which has jurisdication over PSU.

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On what planet is it OK to watch rape and not call the cops. Oh yes, on any US university. How sad.