Joe Paterno To Retire At End Of Penn State Football Season, According To Report

Joe Paterno had to cancel his press conference yesterday afternoon, and right after that, rumors starting to fly about his future at Penn State. Well, it looks like that decision has been made, and it turns out that Coach Paterno was the one to make it. He will reportedly retire after the end of the Penn State football season.

@AP reports that #JoePa has decided to retire at the end of the season. #PSU#PennState
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It's incredibly sad that such an illustrious career has to end under these circumstances. For so long Joe Paterno stuck around because he wanted to leave on his own terms, now it seems like he is going to have to leave for other reasons.

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