Penn State University head football coach Joe Paterno is surrounded by the media while leaving the team's football building on November 8, 2011 in University Park, Pennsylvania. Amid allegations that former assistant Jerry Sandusky was involved with child sex abuse, Paterno's weekly news conference was canceled about an hour before it was scheduled to occur.
Head coach Joe Paterno of the Penn State Nittany Lions stands in front of his team prior to the second half of the game against the Eastern Illinois Panthers at Beaver Stadium on October 10, 2009 in State College, Pennsylvania. Penn State won 52-3.
Head Coach Joe Paterno of the Penn State Nittany Lions walks on the field before a game against the Ohio State Buckeyes at Beaver Stadium October 27, 2007 in University Park, Pennsylvania. Ohio State won 37-17.
Head coach Joe Paterno walks onto the field with Defensive Tackle Jay Alford #13 and Quarterback Anthony Morelli #14 of the Penn State Nittany Lions prior to the game against the University of Akron Zips at Beaver Stadium on September 2, 2006 in State College, Pennsylvania.