Former assistant coach files whistle-blower lawsuit against Penn State

PENNSYLVANIA -- The former Penn State University assistant football coach whose testimony helped convict Jerry Sandusky on sex abuse charges, filed a whistle-blower lawsuit against the school claiming defamation and misrepresentation.

Mike McQueary said the university ruined his reputation and fired him for his cooperation with the investigation.

According to the lawsuit, he is seeking $4 million from the university. The equivalent to a life-long salary as a football coach with the university.

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