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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?
Joe Paterno's death was caused by lung cancer.
|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|
When a team outgrows individual performance and learns team confidence, excellence becomes a reality.Joe Paterno
You must relate athletic experiences to life.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
The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.Joe Paterno
Publicity is like poison; it doesn’t hurt unless you swallow it.Joe Paterno