Joe Paterno Dead - Former Penn State Football Coach Dies At 85
Joe Paterno -- the legendary former football coach at Penn State University -- died this morning at the age of 85 ... this according to his family.
Paterno was the coach at Penn State for 46 years, until he was famously fired by the school last November following the sexual abuse allegations against his former assistant coach, Jerry Sandusky.
In November 2011, his son Scott announced Paterno had a treatable form of lung cancer.
JoePa, as he was known, holds the record for most victories by a Division I football coach with 405.
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