The university previously referred to the name atop the scoreboard as a “painful reminder” to community members who had been affected by Moriarty.
In 2009, investor Al Moriarty gave the Cal Poly Foundation $625,000 for the naming rights of the Alex G. Spanos Stadium scoreboard.
Cal Poly has filed a motion in bankruptcy court, seeking to cover the name of a convicted felon on its stadium scoreboard.
Cal Poly Athletics Hall-of-Famer and the donor of $625 thousand for the Alex G. Spanos Stadium scoreboard, Albert Moriarty continued to fight $5 million dollar bail, while at the San Luis Obispo Superior Court on Wednesday and Friday.
Wednesday, in San Luis Obispo court, the 80-year-old Moriarty sat in his orange jumpsuit, chained around the waist and handcuffed.