Consider for a moment that Harry Truman was President when Joe Paterno came to Penn State. More than six decades later, the bespectacled, gravelly-throated football icon had won more games than any major college coach while guiding teams to five undefeated seasons and two national titles. Although that tenure came to a sad end in November 2011, followed by Paterno's death from complications of lung cancer two months later, his achievements and the way he went about realizing them will endure. He was the rare coach who ...

Joe Paterno, 1926-2012 2012, Sports Illustrated Books

ISBN-13: 9781603201988