RIP Joe Paterno

The Penn State and college football coaching family lost a legend on Sunday morning. Joe Paterno died at 85 years old from complications from chemotherapy of his lung cancer. Paterno began his career at Penn State in 1950 as an assistant, then took the head coaching job in 1966 where he went on to win 409 games and 2 national championships. He also holds the record for most Division 1A wins and bowl wins.

Paterno joined the Penn State coaching staff in 1950.

Won the National Championship in 1986.

On October 29th, 2011, he became the winningest coach in Division 1A history.


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