Paterno's son: JoePa wanted to speak

Penn State football coach Joe Paterno is not responsible for today's canceled press conference, according to his son.

Scott Paterno said that his father, widely criticized after his weekly media availability was canceled amid national scrutiny over the Jerry Sandusky scandal, did not make the decision to cancel.

"If he had it his way we would be doing the press conference," Scott Paterno said of his father.

Scott Paterno said the Paterno house was called at 11:05 a.m. and told the press conference was canceled.

A video of Scott Paterno addressing the media outside his parents' home this afternoon is embedded below: