The View From Wisconsin

Just a random set of rants from a Sports Fan from Wisconsin.

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

A Modest Proposal for Penn State.

This is going to be a simple one this morning, as I'm not feeling 100%: Many are crying for the heads of the Penn State football team this morning - in particular, because of the so-called "lack of institutional control" over the Sandusky case - that the program should be given the so-called "death penalty" - suspension of the school's program for a year.

I feel, along with other noted observers, that such a penalty does nothing to right the wrongs of the past. However, I do feel that there should be some sort of a penalty - one that is harsh enough that the people involved with the program - and any other NCAA school - would think twice after hearing the penalty.

It would hurt PSU in the greatest place it could - the checkbook. And I would also be in favor of PSU imposing these things themselves, instead of forcing the NCAA to administer them.

In lieu of a "death penalty, PSU football should endeavor to do the following: