Originally posted on Sorry Bro: Sports Through Houser  |  Last updated 1/22/12

ORLANDO, FL - JANUARY 1: Head coach Joe Paterno of the Penn State Nittany Lions leaves the field following the 2010 Capital One Bowl against the LSU Tigers at the Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium on January 1, 2010 in Orlando, Florida. Penn State won 19-17. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)


The legendary, and now outcasted, Penn State Nittany Lions head coach Joe Paterno has died from poor health, according to his family. Onward State, the student-run Penn State newspaper, reported on Saturday that Paterno had been taken off his respirator that morning. Yesterday, sitting in the hospital room, Joe Paterno's family and close friends were gathering to say their last farewells. Today, Sunday, the family has announced that JoePa has died.
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