A look back at the 46-year career of Penn State head football coach Joe Paterno, as collected from the Inquirer and Daily News.


Immortalizing Paterno

Nov. 2, 2001: A seven-foot-tall bronze statue of Paterno is unveiled in front of Beaver Stadium after he breaks "Bear" Bryant's career record for wins by a college coach.

Paterno sweetens career with first national championship

Jan. 1, 1983: Penn State beats Georgia, 27-33, in the Sugar Bowl to claim its first national title.

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