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Marist High School football players at practice on July 23, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Local High Schoolers: Penn State Players ‘Screwed’ By NCAA Sanctions

After the NCAA brought the hammer down on Penn State University on Monday over the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal, and the cover-up by former football coach Joe Paterno and other top school officials, prospective student-athletes were weighing in on how the sanctions might affect Penn State’s recruiting.

CBS Chicago–07/23/2012

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Investigation: Many College Football Players Have Criminal Past

An investigation by CBS News and Sports Illustrated has discovered that a significant number of top college football players have a criminal background.

CBS Chicago–03/02/2011