Penn State still has three regular season games to go, but Joe Paterno has fortified his position as far as his returning next season. The Nittany Lions coach has pretty much said he is intent on returning next season for those who even doubted that he wouldn't be back. And with Penn State off to a 9-0 start, ranked No. 3 in the nation and nearing a possible national title berth there's nothing university president Graham Spanier can do about it even if he wanted to do.
Here's my take on the situation printed in this morning's paper.