Thursday, January 26, 2012

Joe Parteno dies at the age of 85.

Joe Parteno is indeed a great public figure, respected by millions, and he is indeed a great icon especially in the sport scene.
Joe Parteno are reported dead from lung cancer at age 85, his career ended by being fired by university trustees in Nov 9/11 and with the case of child sex abuse charges of his long-time assistant Jerry Sandusky.
As a tribute for this devastating lost, Here are some personal information about Joe Parteno.
  • Full Name          : Joseph Vincent ''Joe'' Parteno 
  • Nick Name        : JoePa
  • Born on              : December 21, 1926 - January 22, 2011
  • Born in               : Brooklyn, New York.
  • Attended           : Brown University ( After a year in the Army)
  • His family was an Italian Ancestry
  • 1950 Join as assistant coach with Rip Engle
  • - Engle retired @ 1965 and Parteno is his successor 
  • - Holds the record for the most victories by an NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision   (FBS)
  • - Football coach with 409 and is the only FBS coach to reach 400 victories
  • - He coached five undefeated teams that won major bowl games 
  • - In 2007, was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame as a coach.
  • Dies at the age of 85.
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