Football players release statement on NCAA penalties

Members of Penn State's football team have issued a statement in reaction to the penalties and corrective actions announced July 23 by the NCAA.

"We're going to stick together through this; we're going to see this thing through, and we're going to do whatever we can for the University," said senior Michael Zordich. "We know it's not going to be easy, but we know what we're made of, we know what our coaches are made of, and we know what the University is made of."

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Several Penn State coaches issued statements on July 24, in addition to statements made July 23 by football coach Bill O'Brien and Acting Athletic Director David Joyner.

Last Updated July 25, 2012