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McQueary helps out at Tyrone Area High School football practice

October 27, 2012 - Cory Giger
Former Penn State assistant coach Mike McQueary, a key figure in the Jerry Sandusky scandal, visited practice for the Tyrone Golden Eagles one day this week to visit with coach Steve Guthoff's team.

Mirror reporter Todd Irwin covered Tyrone's 42-14 win over Penns Valley on Friday and had this recap of McQueary's involvement:

Tyrone quarterback Erik Wagner might have benefitted from a controversial visitor to this week’s practice. Former Penn State receivers coach and quarterback Mike McQueary, who was involved in the Jerry Sandusky firestorm, met with the Eagles one day — although it’s unclear how much Guthoff’s former student at State College High School contributed to the offense.

“I brought him in just to take a look at what we were doing,” Guthoff said. “Then, after watching what we were doing on the field, he went in with the coaches. It was more like a big-time college guy watching us at practice, so we’ve got to all step it up. I joked with him that it was more quality control. It was really nice to see Mike, and I was glad he was able to come down and watch what we were doing.”

“He was helping me with drops and reading defenses,” Wagner said.

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