Son: Joe Paterno pleased despite loss

Updated: November 14, 2011, 7:16 AM ET
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STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Joe Paterno was watching, after all.

On Saturday when, late in the fourth quarter, Penn State receiver Curtis Drake took a handoff on a reverse and fired a pass to quarterback Matt McGloin for a 16-yard gain deep into Nebraska territory, Paterno's focus was attuned -- despite the circumstance.

And a day later, Paterno was in good spirits, son Jay Paterno said in front of the ousted coach's house, speaking to ESPN's Lisa Salters. Jay also had a keen eye on the ...

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