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Minnesota State-Mankato football coach arrested in child porn case

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Stitch, Aug 21, 2012.

  1. Stitch

    Stitch Active Member

    MSU-Mankato head coach was arrested today on suspicion of producing child porn. He's been on leave since Friday and has been head coach for five years.

    http://www.startribune.com/local/166946086.html

    Time to punch back.
     
  2. Bubbler

    Bubbler Active Member

    Used to cover him at a previous stop. I did a double-take when I saw the name and had to check the bio to make sure it was the same guy.

    Creepy.
     
  3. PCLoadLetter

    PCLoadLetter Well-Known Member

    Producing?

    Egads.
     
  4. Liut

    Liut Well-Known Member

    You probably covered him more than I have, but I'm familiar enough with him in recent years to identify with what you stated. As stated in the story, Mankato has been a competitive D-II of late.
     
  5. Liut

    Liut Well-Known Member

    +1
     
  6. Big Circus

    Big Circus Well-Known Member

    But what does Craig T. Nelson think?
     
  7. Captain_Kirk

    Captain_Kirk Well-Known Member

    Was just about to post the same.

    Next week, on a very special episode of Coach.....
     
  8. Steak Snabler

    Steak Snabler Well-Known Member

    I realize it's Division II, but given the hours football coaches at all levels put in on the job, how would he have time to do this on the side?
     
  9. turski7

    turski7 Member

    Coach thinks Dober needs to be fired.
     
  10. Small Town Guy

    Small Town Guy Well-Known Member

    This could turn into an interesting legal situation. The videos were cell phone videos he took of his own kids, under 10.

    http://mankatofreepress.com/local/x257414848/Charges-filed-against-MSU-coach-Hoffner

    But here's description:
    Say police find no other child porn or anything on any of his computers or anything. Many people have naked pictures of their kids, usually, obviously as babies, not closer to 10. Are all of them child porn? What's the line? Will be interesting to see if there's a legal argument there. And what about the moral one?
     
  11. Beaker

    Beaker Active Member

    I don't know. I can only speculate, but I'm guessing that if they were simply pictures of his kids, he would not have been arrested. I'm thinking they must have (and it's incredibly repugnant even thinking about this) been obviously sexually suggestive pictures for him to be arrested.
     
  12. Pilot

    Pilot Active Member

    Dauber? I think you're barking up the wrong tree there. Luther is a strange old bachelor who lives by himself. Howard, too, would make me wonder.
     
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