- Former Penn State University football player Adam Taliaferro is one of the school's three newly elected members to its Board of Trustees.
- Alumni elected the new trustees, who include Taliaferro, Anthony Lubrano, a financial services executive, and retired Navy SEAL Capt. Ryan McCombie.
- The new trustees come in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal at Penn State, as well as the the removal of former coach Joe Paterno.
From the article:
Former Penn State defensive back Adam Taliaferro inspired fans and alumni after he recovered from a spinal cord injury on the football field so serious that doctors once feared he would never walk again.
More than a decade afterward, it's Taliaferro who is now trying to help his alma mater through a challenging period. ...