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Even During THON, Penn State Fans Still Hate NCAA & Mark Emmert

In the hour after news about Penn State football players being unable to participate in the THON Explorers program Saturday, Twitter reacted as ferociously as ever. Penn State fans, who have grown to detest the NCAA for a variety of reasons, voiced their frustration with Mark Emmert and Co. in the midst of a weekend focused on giving back to the community.

If Emmert weren’t already on Penn State fans’ short list, this all but reserved his spot next to Keith Olbermann and Sam Darnold.

These ESPN journalists are outspoken proponents for NCAA athletes’ rights, so look out if they take notice.

All these sentences have most definitely been said by Penn State fans at least a few times during the last few years…

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Anthony Colucci

Anthony Colucci was once Onward State’s managing editor and preferred walk-on honors student who majored in psychology and public relations. Despite being from the make-believe land of Central Jersey, he was never a Rutgers fan. If you ever want to know how good Saquon Barkley's ball security is, ask Anthony what happened when he tried to force a fumble at the Mifflin Streak. If you want to hear the story or are bored and want to share prequel memes, follow @_anthonycolucci on Twitter or email him at [email protected] All other requests and complaints should be directed to Onward State media contact emeritus Steve Connelly.

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