PSU: Bomb Threat At Beaver Stadium
Penn State issued a text alert this morning saying they'd received a bomb threat at Beaver Stadium, but searches this morning that included the use of bomb-sniffing dogs turned up nothing.
The Nittany Lions are scheduled to play their last home game of the season against Nebraska today at noon
Police and the FBI are investigating, according to a news release issued by Penn State.
The Centre Daily Times of State College PA is reporting that anyone who sees anything out of the ordinary is asked to call 863-1111, or 9-1-1, or approach any of the police officers who are on duty around the stadium today.
Security measures have been increased for today's game, so university officials are advising fans to arrive earlier than usual, as it more take more time to get into the stadium. PSU issued a news release this morning that said that "inspections will be more deliberate and thorough."
McQueary In Protective Custody
In the meantime, TMZ reports that Mike McQueary has informed his players that he is currently in protective custody and "double fisting" alcohol.
PennLive.com reports McQueary told his team via speakerphone "I wanted to let you guys know I'm not your coach anymore. I'm done". He also told the team that he is in protective custody after getting many threats.
McQueary was placed on administrative leave yesterday. McQueary is the man who witnessed Jerry Sandusky allegedly rape a young boy back in 2002, but failed to stop the attack and report the crime to police.