Deceased Penn State football coach Joe Paterno — who was found to have concealed information in the Jerry Sandusky abuse scandal — is set to be honored by the school prior to a home game on Sept. 17.
Onward State, a Penn State blog for students, reports that the school is having the ceremony to mark the 50th anniversary of Paterno’s first game as coach.
Per the Onward State report, the longtime Nittany Lions coach has not been honored in the stadium since his final game — Oct. 29, 2011. A statue of him which stood outside the stadium for 11 years was taken down in July 2012.
Onward State reported that the news was “nestled deep in a press release” issued by the school.
[h/t Sports Illustrated]
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