[CBSSports] “It is so unbecoming of Joe,” Bowden said. “It’s just so unbecoming. I’ve known him since 1962, and I’ve always looked up to him, and I still do. I looked up to him as a man who’s infallible, who just did everything right except one disastrous mistake, and that’s not reporting that thing to the proper authorities … It looks like the facts are [that Paterno knew about the 1998 allegations against Sandusky], and I’m just sorry that he and his family have to go through this.
“But let me say this: That’s not as sorry as I am for those young men that for 10 years got sexually abused when it could have been stopped.”
You can see how confused and difficult this is for Joe’s life-long friend, Bobby Bowden. Hard to believe and understand.