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Shhh....our college football coach is a child molester, but don't tell anyone…because we’re #1
We all want the very best for our children. We work hard to provide them with safety, security and love and hope that they grow up to be responsible adults making a positive difference in this world. Some children may study to become doctors, teachers or pro-athletes, even earning a college scholarship from a Division 1 school. How exciting it would be to play on a Division 1 college football team. Who doesn't feel inspired by movies such as Rudy or Sandra Bullock's The Blind Side?
The dream to play for talented coaches on a team that attracts over 60,000 loyal fans every weekend to the stadium and even more on TV, is alive and well in many kids today.
When it actually happens, it's a dream come true for those chosen few parents and kids. But what if one of the talented coaches was a child molester? What if you found out he created a foundation where he was a foster father to many young boys? And what if he used his position of power as a coach for this amazing team to coerce these boys into a private shower on campus?
And what happens if….it was reported and the report stopped on the desk of the head coach of this amazing team and the college administration? HOW DISGRACEFUL. How could anyone live with themselves knowing that they allowed this to happen, and go on, and NOT DO ANYTHING ABOUT IT?
What has happened to our morality? Who are we supposed to protect? The school and the big football team's reputation OR our children?
I am out of my mind furious with this story, not because I've ever been molested or know anyone who has BUT because I am a mother of two young boys and the thought of anyone...any man....ANYONE touching them inappropriately MAKES ME SICK TO MY STOMACH, and makes me want to kill someone.
From what I understand this sick man, who spent 20 years as a defensive coach and foster father to many, "allegedly" molested several of the boys in his Foundation. He got caught when the sick @#%*& started to volunteer at a high school one of his victims attended to get closer to him.
He preyed on these boys. He took advantage of his position of power as a coach for an established football team, and hurt these poor boys FOREVER. Why didn’t anyone stop him???