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Legendary football coach of Penn State University from 1966 to 2011, commonly known as “JoePa.” He tallied a remarkable record of 298-136-3 during his tenure and led the team to National Titles in 1982 and 1986.
He married Sue Pohland in 1962 and he had five children: Jay, Diana, Scott, David and Mary.
How did Joe Paterno die?
|Cause of death||Lung Cancer|
|Age of death||85 years|
|Birthday||December 21, 1926|
|Death date||January 22, 2012|
|Place of death||State College, Pennsylvania, United States|
|Place of burial||Spring Creek Presbyterian Cemetery, Pennsylvania, United States|
Believe deep down in your heart that you’re destined to do great things.Joe Paterno
You have to perform at a consistently higher level than others. That’s the mark of a true professional.Joe Paterno
Publicity is like poison; it doesn’t hurt unless you swallow it.Joe Paterno
Mostly I want to talk positive; I wanna talk about a bunch of great kids that I coached and made me look good and the university that I’ve seen grow from a cow college, which it was, only 12,000 people, and when I came here, we weren’t at Pennsylvania State University, we were at Penn State College.Joe Paterno
Losing a game is heartbreaking. Losing your sense of excellence or worth is a tragedy.Joe Paterno