With the passing of legendary Penn State coach Joe Paterno, people are remembering him, in part, for a long and successful college football coaching career.
While those connected to Penn State University will have the most to reflect on and mourn this week, Joe Pa made a deep impact on the game of college football and will be remembered in all regions of the country.
It is no different in the South, as SEC fans recall the great games where Paterno led the Nittany Lions against the top teams of the Southeastern Conference.
As a matter of fact, Joe Paterno coached in 31 games versus an SEC foe in his career.
He had a respectable 14-17 record in those games.
Take Alabama out of the record, and Paterno had an impressive 10-7 record against SEC opponents.
To have a solid record against the top conference in the nation is something to be respected.
To celebrate his success, the following slideshow will list the five biggest wins by Joe Paterno and Penn State since he took over the reigns in State College, Penn. in 1966...