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In this Sept. 4, 2004 file photo, Penn State football coach Joe Paterno leads his team onto the field before a game against Akron,  in State College, Pa. Paterno say he plans to retire at the end of the season, his long and illustrious career brought down because he failed to do all he could about an allegation of child sex abuse against a former assistant. (AP Photo /Carolyn Kaster, File)
Photo by: CAROLYN KASTER
In this Sept. 4, 2004 file photo, Penn State football coach Joe Paterno leads his team onto the field before a game against Akron, in State College, Pa. Paterno say he plans to retire at the end of the season, his long and illustrious career brought down because he failed to do all he could about an allegation of child sex abuse against a former assistant. (AP Photo /Carolyn Kaster, File)

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