Originally posted on Nittany Lions Den  |  Last updated 2/14/14
The great thing about the whole Mount Rushmore conversation is everybody has a different combination of faces that would be carved in to the side of the mountain. After giving it some thought, these are the four names I would have carved in to the side of Mount Nittany if it were up to me. Joe Paterno This is the most obvious name, of course. Paterno is Penn State football, and although his career ended under difficult and complicated circumstances, there is no questioning the impact Paterno had on so many people on and off the field and nobody would question the fact that Paterno molded Penn State in to the program it is today. Though no longer officially recognized, Paterno's 409 wins in division one football was a testament to decades of sticking to a formula that was successful on the field and off for many.  Wally Triplett In 1946 Penn State voted to cancel a game against Miami rather than play a game without Triplett and Dennie Hoggard, both African-American pl...
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