LACKAWANNA COUNTY — Mike McQueary is known as “the whistleblower.”
He is the key prosecution witness in the trial of three former Penn State officials charged in connection with the a sex abuse scandal, surrounding former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.
Mike McQueary is at the center of an article published in ESPN The Magazine.
The title is “The Whistleblower’s Last Stand.”
In that article, Don Van Natta reports McQueary revealed to his players he too was abused as a child, one reason he said he felt so helpless when he walked in on Jerry Sandusky abusing a boy in a Penn State shower in 2001.
McQueary did not name his abuser.
The article also revealed McQueary’s gambling problem, even betting on his own team while he played for Penn State.
Van Natta was interviewed on ESPN about the article and what he learned about Mike McQueary.