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Joseph Vincent Paterno

Born: Dec. 21, 1926 (Age 84)

Hometown: Brooklyn, N.Y.

Family: Sue (wife), Diana (daughter), Mary Kay (daughter), David (son), Jay (son), Scott (son), 17 grandchildren

Education: Brown University (1950, BA, English Literature)

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

• Most career wins in FBS history (401)

• Most bowl victories (24)

• College Football Hall of Fame inductee (2007)

• Two national championships (1982, 1986)

• Three Big Ten championships (1994, 2005, 2008)

• Five-time AFCA Coach of the Year (1968, 1978, 1982, 1986, 2005)

• Three-time Walter Camp Coach of the Year (1972, 1994, 2005)

• Three-time Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year (1978, 1982, 1986)

• Two-time Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year (1981, 2005)

• Paul “Bear” Bryant Award (1986)

• Three-time George Munger Coach of the Year (1990, 1994, 2005)

• Amos Alonzo Stagg Award (2002)

• The Home Depot Coach of the Year Award (2005)

• Sporting News College Football Coach of the Year (2005)

• Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year (1986)

• Three-time Big Ten Coach of the Year (1994, 2005, 2008)

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