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- Joe Paterno
- Fired and Died of Cancer two months later
He was the long-time head coach at one of the most famous football schools in the country. Beloved by his players and the student body, Joe Paterno won 2 national championships and one big 10 championship as head coach of Penn State.
But his career and life ended in disaster.
Swept up in the Penn State University child-abuse sex scandal, Joe Paterno not only lost his job…
…but died a few months later of cancer.
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