Appeals R Us! The latest in the appeal parade are former players and a coach, who are focusing on the vacated wins from 1998 to 2011.
The former Nittany Lions are: Michael Robinson, Anwar Philips, Josh Gaines, Shamar Finney, Richard Gardner, Gerald Cadogan, Anthony Adams, and Justin Kurpeikis. Former assistant coach Bill Kenney is also an appellant.
The appeal was filed by the law firm of Jackson Lewis in Boston, the same firm that is handling the McCombie appeal.
Read the appeal letter here.
This latest appeal is the third. Earlier, appeals were filed by the Paterno Family and four trustees.
[…] Another appeal letter was sent to the board through the same law firm by a group of former Nittany Lions football players and one former assistant coach. The Paterno family has also expressed its intention to appeal the NCAA decision, especially as the sanctions affect their patriarch’s legacy. […]