Joe Paterno: 5 Events from 1949, Last Time JoePa Wasn't Coaching at Penn State

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Joe Paterno: 5 Events from 1949, Last Time JoePa Wasn't Coaching at Penn State
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Believe it or not, a lot has changed since 1949.

One thing that had remained constant, however, was Penn State's head football coach: Joe Paterno.

Not anymore.

As a result of child sex abuse allegations levied against former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky, Paterno was abruptly fired earlier this week. 

Here are five events/pieces of history from 1949 that put into perspective just how long it has been since JoePa hasn't been coaching football at State College. 

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