Undaunted, Franco Harris Is Driving To State College To Convince Penn State To Re-Hire Joe Paterno

Former Steelers running back Franco Harris, now out of work for defending Joe Paterno, has found a way to make use of his newfound free time. According to WTAE-TV, Harris said he agreed to put his job at Meadows Racetrack & Casino "on hold" so he can fight the good fight on behalf of his old college coach. Harris told the station while he and his wife were en route that he will meet with university president Rodney Erickson and the Board of Trustees.

"I really want to get some answers," Harris said. "How do you justify the firing of Joe Paterno? And I want to know from the president, why aren't you rehiring Joe Paterno?"

No word on whether they've agreed to meet with him. [WTAE]

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