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Joe Paterno – American Football Coach

Joe Paterno (1926) – american football coach – was born in Brooklyn, New York.

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At the beginning of his career he was playing on the position of Quarterback in the national team at Brown University. Since 1966 Paterno has become the head coach of the University of Pennsylvania. Then his team “Nittany Lions” twice won the national championship (in 1982, 1986).

In 2001 Joe Paterno broke the record Bira Bryant on the number of won games. It made Joe first in division I-A in the history of student football. Besides the fans and players just admire his devotion to Pennsylvania.

Of course, because of his advanced age Paterno was often asked about his health. Joe Paterno is 83 years old now. His age was a major issue earlier in the 2000’s, but since 2005 team of the Pennsylvania State University has won for five seasons in a row!

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