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Joe Paterno injured in practice collision

Updated: August 9, 2011, 2:05 PM ET
By Adam Rittenberg | ESPN.com

Penn State coach Joe Paterno suffered injuries to his right shoulder and hip when a receiver ran into him during practice Sunday.

Paterno was "blindsided" by a player running a drill but "walked away after the collision," according to a statement released Monday by the team.

Paterno sustained a hairline fracture to his pelvis, sources told ESPN's Chris Fowler.

But the 84-year-old coach was not expected to require surgery, said Dr. Wayne Sebastianelli, Penn ...

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