Episode 143 – Jay Paterno on the Paterno Legacy

Joe Paterno and Jay Paterno
August 16, 2014

Say what you will about the legacy of former Penn State head coach Joe Paterno, but there is no debate when it comes to suggesting it is complicated. Three years removed now from the sequence of events that saw Paterno celebrated as college football’s all-time leader in major college football victories to being removed from the same position before coaching another game at a time when a program, university and…


What If Joe Paterno’s East Coast Conference Plan Succeeded?

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September 19, 2013

As someone who grew up watching Penn State football, I unfortunately missed out on some of the long-standing regional rivalries of Penn State’s past. I caught on just as Penn State was preparing to move to the Big Ten, abandoning many of their regional rivalries in the process. With today’s news that Penn State and West Virginia have agreed to play a home-and-home series in 2023 and 2024 (plan accordingly)…


Somebody vandalized the Paternoville sign

 Vandals stir emotions in Penn State community Outside Penn State’s Beaver Stadium are a number of small signs, designed to mark different traditions and facts about the football program, campus and traditions that go along with Penn State football. We obviously are well aware of the emotions that have run rampant in State College in recent months, following the news of the scandalous activity that (allegedly) took place on campus and the…

March 2, 2012

Episode 100: Drew Astorino Reflects on Penn State, Joe Paterno

Drew Astorino
February 3, 2012

Penn State safety discusses his training for a shot at the NFL The 2011 season had plenty of negative story lines pollute the college football world, starting with realignment debates and tension in the south west and along the east coast and ending with one of the most unique twists in college athletics history. The Jerry Sandusky scandal rocked Penn State’s campus in a way nobody could ever imagine, just…


Day of virtual silence for Joe Paterno

RIP Joe Paterno
January 25, 2012

In honor of Joe Paterno On Thursday No 2-Minute Warning will join Nittany Lion’s Den in a day of virtual silence, in honor of Joe Paterno. There will be no blog entires tomorrow, in honor of the former Penn State head coach. We will be back on Friday. Like this? Why not share it?ShareRedditFancredStumbleUponFacebook


Joe Paterno: December 21, 1926 – January 22, 2012

Paterno lived an honorable life, but not without flaws Joe Paterno, the all-time leader in coaching wins in division one football, has died at the age of 85, ending a battle with lung cancer just two and a half months after being terminated as head coach of Penn State‘s football program. The Paterno family released a statement Sunday morning confirming the news of the legendary coach’s passing. “It is with great…

January 23, 2012

Episode 091: Bob Davie, Penn State, coaching hot seats and more

Is Mark Richt still on the hot seat at Georgia? How about Richt as Penn State's next head coach? Getty Images
November 17, 2011

Stephen Prather from Coaches By The Numbers Is Mark Richt still on the hot seat at Georgia? How about Richt as Penn State’s next head coach? Getty Images As we get closer to the end of the regular season the 2011 coaching carousel is getting greased up for another wild off-season ride. New Mexico already found their guy in Bob Davie, who replaces Mike Locksley, but the question is whether…



Folks, I know things have been pretty vacant here this week. As you can imagine, this Joe Paterno stuff has been pretty heavy. For my continuing coverage of everything that is going on as far as Penn State is concerned, please visit PSUExaminer.com. We’ll return to a normal pattern, hopefully, next week. Like this? Why not share it?ShareRedditFancredStumbleUponFacebook

November 10, 2011

Radio: 97.7 The Zone (Huntsville, AL), 11.08.2011

Talking Penn State’s sex abuse case and the fallout I hopped on the phone lines with 97.7 The Zone in Huntsville, Alabama to offer my take on the latest out of State College, Pennsylvania involving the sex abuse case against Penn State‘s former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky and how the team will move forward this weekend against Nebraska. If the audio widget below is not working, click here to listen. For…

November 8, 2011

Live Feed: Joe Paterno press conference

Will Paterno answer any questions, or deflect attention to Nebraska?
November 8, 2011

Penn State head coach to speak to media, as scheduled Penn State head coach Joe Paterno will meet with the media as regularly scheduled for his weekly look at Penn State’s upcoming game, this week against Nebraska. The only problem is that most of the assembled media on hand or on the phone for the weekly press conference will want to break down what advantages Penn State has playing at…