Joe Paterno


Born: 12/21/1926 in New York City, New York, USA
Died: 1/22/2012
Age: 85
Cause of death: lung cancer

Full name: Joseph Vincent Paterno
Nickname: Joe Pa
Noted For: college football coach (Penn State 1966-2011). Won 24 bowl games and 3 Big Ten championships. Inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame (2006). Fired for not doing more about allegations of child molestation taking place in his facilities.
Quotation: "With the benefit of hindsight, I wish I had done more."

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