Former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky will be sentenced on October 9, a judge announced on Monday.
Sandusky, who was convicted of 45 counts of sex abuse involving 10 boys in June, could spend the rest of his life in prison.
A judge will determine if Sandusky will have to register as a sexual predator before handing down his sentence. A ruling that could become irrelevant if the sentence handed down is lengthy.
The sexual abuse scandal has rocked the campus of Penn State for the last year. It cost the late Joe Paterno his job as head football coach and severely tarnished his legacy. The NCAA also handed down sanctions against the football team that were unheard of.