By contrast, Al Chesley, a former pro football player, attended one of the trial sessions, and has been speaking out about parallels between the Sandusky case and his own story of being abused by a police officer as a youth in Washington, D.C.
Chesley, 54, who played linebacker for the Philadelphia Eagles and Chicago Bears, didn't talk about being abused until 2008.
has since become a children's rights advocate.
"As someone who is finally healing, I want to support these kids," he
said of Sandusky's accusers.