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Reuters | Analysis: Sandusky Seems Determined for Trial

(12/10/2011) "Unless he decides he just wants to stop fighting it, I don't see what's in it for Sandusky to plead guilty," said Christopher Mallios, an adviser to AEquitas, a resource group for sex crimes prosecutors.

Sandusky already has laid out his potential defense, saying in an interview with Bob Costas of NBC television that he engaged in horseplay with alleged victims but stopped short of sexual intercourse or penetration, Mallios said.

"Now that he's said that, unless he recants or retracts that statement, that sort of locks him into that defense at trial," he said. Legal analysts were baffled why Sandusky gave the interview, especially his rambling answer to the simple question whether he was attracted to boys.

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