Originally posted on Nittany Lions Den  |  Last updated 1/25/12

STATE COLLEGE, PA - NOVEMBER 7: Head coach Joe Paterno of the Penn State Nittany Lions stands on the field during warm-ups before a game against the Ohio State Buckeyes on November 7, 2009 at Beaver Stadium in State College, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images)
On Thursday the Penn State, and college football community will have a chance to gather and honor the life of former Penn State head coach Joe Paterno. The memorial service in Paterno's honor will certainly be of interest to many in State College, Pennsylvania and beyond and we at Nittany Lion's Den encourage you to find some way to tune in and watch it as former players, friends and family speak about a man who left this world with a storied, yet blemished, legacy. While everybody has their own ways of paying tribute to the man we all lovingly refer to as Joe Pa, Nittany Lion's Den will pay our collective respects by essentially going off-line for the day. This will be the final post until Friday morning. The decision will hopefully show the blogosphere and beyond that we are observing a day of reflection and virtual silence on the Internet. We will not provide any new content on the website, nor will we post anything on Facebook, Twitter or Google+. We encourage others to consid...
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