Nittany Lion mascot James D. Sheep was charged with DUI Wednesday in connection with an incident last Saturday on Curtin Road, Penn State police said.
Penn State spokesman Geoff Rushton said he did not know if Sheep's (senior-broadcast journalism) status as the mascot would be affected because of the charges. He said that decision will ultimately be made by the head cheerleading coach.
Curtis White, Penn State's cheerleading coach, could not be reached for comment.
Rushton also said he expects some action from the Office of Judicial Affairs, although no steps have been taken yet because of the holiday.
Sheep, of Chambersburg, Pa., could not be reached for comment.