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Penn State interim coach Tom Bradley says business as usual for Nittany Lions

Written by Scott Detrow and Radio Pennsylvania | Nov 10, 2011 9:02 PM

(University Park) -- A day after Penn State's Board of Trustees fired Joe Paterno, Tom Bradley made his first appearance as interim football coach. It was a jarring site to see someone other than Joe Paterno sit down and answer questions about the Nittany Lions football team. In his first press conference, Bradley refused to weigh in on the details of the charges filed against former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky and two Penn State officials, but he did speak broadly about what allegedly happened. "I think you should know where our team is toward this whole issue and it's toward those children. It's toward their families," he says. "Our thoughts and our prayers are with them." Bradley also addressed the status of recievers coach Mike McQueary, who allegedly walked in on a 2002 assault, but didn't do anything to stop it. "Yes. Right now, Mike McQueary will be coaching on Saturday," he says. "That'll be a game time decision where he is." Bradley says he spoke to Paterno late last night, but kept the details of their conversation private. Paterno won 409 games as Penn State's coach and led the team for 46 years.

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