Claiming that the university’s actions in his arrest and prosecution for rape charges caused him to miss out on a lucrative NFL career, former Nittany Lion running back Austin Scott is suing Penn State for damages. Scott was originally signed as an undrafted free agent by the Cleveland Browns, but was subsequently given his walking papers.
It will be hard to find a judge and jury who can be made to believe that Scott would have been viable in the NFL, much less a star. Instead, perhaps he could have made it on Dancing With the Stars. We’ll never know.
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