Adam Taliaferro Speaks out About Board of Trustees

Audio/Story posted March 13, 2012 in CommRadio, News, Sports by Willie Jungels

Former Penn State Football Cornerback Adam Taliaferro spoke with Willie Jungels about the Board of Trustees decision-making following the the Sandusy scandal and his campaign to be on the board.

Taliaferro joined Penn State in 2000 but suffered a career-ending spinal chord injury in his fifth career game. Taliaferro was paralyzed and had no movement from the neck down. Less than a year later, he returned to the Nittany Lions and led the team onto the field in front of a Beaver Stadium crowd of over 109,000.

Taliaferro is now one of over 80 members campaigning to earn one of three available spots on the Penn State Board of Trustees.

The voting period begins April 10 and ends May 3.

 

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Willie Jungels is a senior majoring in broadcast journalism. He is a sports anchor/reporter for the Centre County Report and is also a sports director at ComRadio primarily covering the football team as well as breaking sports news. Two major stories that he was involved in covering were the Jerry Sandusky scandal and the 2013 Maxwell Football Awards. His goal is to become a television reporter covering sports in Philadelphia and later become a talk show host. He has interned at NBC 40 WMGM in Atlantic City, 97.3 ESPN Radio WENJ and for the past two summers at NBC 10 WCAU in Philadelphia. Willie also is a fill in producer for the Steve Jones show on ESPN 1450 WMAJ in State College. Willie lives in Northfield, NJ just outside of Atlantic City and enjoys spending time with his friends at the beach. You can reach Willie by emailing him at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or by following him on twitter at @WillJungelsPSU