Exactly so. And was in a position to know what was really happening (heck, we knew it here at FR very early on, looking in from afar), and of sufficient stature to inject some sanity into an insane situation.
Instead, he hunkered down and said nothing.
But by keeping quiet (officially) didn't he keep heat from being directed at his players? Didn't the basketball team have its own stripper party right before the lacrosse team did?