No matter how you look at it, JoePa was a legacy. Paterno coached the Nittany Lions for 46 years and set a record with 405 wins. I won’t get into the whole scandal that arguably will tarnish his legacy, but he was an amazing coach (even though I was not a Penn State fan) and will definitely be remembered. According to a TMZ poll, 70% of people think that Paterno will be remembered in a positive light. I agree.
Joe Paterno died of lung cancer on January 22, 2012.
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