Timeline: PSU coach Joe Paterno
A timeline of Joe Paterno's life, starting from Brooklyn to his career in State College, Pa.:
1926: Joseph Vincent Paterno was born on Dec. 21 in Brooklyn, N.Y. His parents were Florence and Angelo Paterno.
1945: Paterno graduated from Brooklyn Preparatory School, a now-defunct, all-boys, Catholic Jesuit school. Among Paterno's classmates was William Peter Blatty, author of "The Exorcist."
1950: Paterno graduated from Brown University in Providence, R.I., where he played ...
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JOE PATERNO: 1926-2012
Legendary Penn State coach Joe Paterno, NCAA Division I's all-time winningest coach, has died at the age of 85. He ended his historic career mired in scandal, leaving the question of his legacy unanswered. Maisel and Schlabach »