He was the victim whose horrific assault in the football team showers wound up costing coach Joe Paterno his job, severely tarnished Penn State's image, and brought accusations of a cover-up by high-level university officials.

Law enforcement officials dubbed him Victim 2, and his identity has been one of the biggest mysteries of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.

Now, for the first time, a man has stepped forward to claim he was the boy in the shower, and his attorneys have promised to sue the university.