SEC personalities address PSU, Paterno

SEC personalities address PSU, Paterno

Published Jul. 17, 2012 1:47 p.m. ET

was quoted as saying on Tuesday ''you can't take away the greatness of this man.
He was a great man, and you can't, however you analyze this, all of a
sudden erase all that this guy's done. You can't do that. Nobody can do

Pinkel said Paterno was a friend who he got to know
professionally. He added that it was a ''tragic situation ... involving
children'' and that ''I'm sure maybe if (Paterno) could do it over again
he would (have) followed up a few things.''

-- The Associated Press contributed to this report