This is very old news, from 2011, but despite Artie's pestering I hadn't heard that their "relationship" was this close. http://www.sportsgrid.com/ncaa-football/jon-ritchie-sandusky/ [h=1]An ESPN Analyst Who Idolized Jerry Sandusky Says He Wouldâ€™ve Fled The Penn State Shower Like Mike McQueary Did[/h] Jon Ritchie was very close to Jerry Sandusky. As a high school football player coming out of central Pennsylvaniaâ€™s Cumberland Valley, Ritchie was heavily recruited by Sanduskyâ€™s Penn State team. Although Ritchie would eventually go to Michigan, the two remained close over the years. Ritchie would speak at Sanduskyâ€™s Second Mile functions, and would often bring his kids around the Sandusky family. Up until last Friday, he thought Jerry Sandusky was everything a man should be.