Originally written on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 11/17/14

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)
According to insiders within the Penn State program, Joe Paterno was the CEO of not just college football, but everything else surrounding the team in Happy Valley. He was cold, calculating, and in control of all that went on. So those claiming the senility defense, “oh he’s a confused old man,”- sorry that just doesn’t fly. When something happened within his empire, he knew about it. And perhaps his enhanced planning skills were at work when he “sold” his house to his wife for a $1 less than four months before the scandal broke. Was it just a typical estate planning and wealth transfer maneuver from an 84 year old man? Or a way to shelter himself from the storm he knew was coming? For more updates/news on the PSU scandal. According to Yahoo! Sports The Postgame: Joe Paterno’s recent real estate transaction, reported by Mark Viera and Pete Thamel of the New York Times, has led some to speculate he knew his world was going to come crumbling down around him at Penn State. The winnin...
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