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5. While his coaching career came to a controversial end, Joe Paterno led Penn State’s football program to an NCAA record 409 wins between 1968 and 2011. The Nittany Lions played in 37 bowl games under Paterno, who is one of the few coaches on this list to spend his entire career at one institution.

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Penn State coach Joe Paterno yells to an official during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Akron in State College, Pa., in this Sept. 5, 2009. Paterno died in 2012. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

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Ousted Penn State coach Joe Paterno and his wife, Sue, on the front porch of their house, address students on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011. The students yelled, "We are Penn State!" to which Paterno responded, "Yes, we are!" (AP Photo/The Patriot-News, Joe Hermitt)

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**FILE** Penn State coach Joe Paterno smiles as he walks the field before an NCAA college football game against Minnesota in State College, Pa., on Oct. 17, 2009. (Associated Press)

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Kim Gasper (center), of Bellefonte, Pa., attends a candlelight memorial in State College, Pa., on Jan. 22, 2013, the first anniversary of the death of former Penn State head football coach Joe Paterno. (Associated Press)

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Kim Gasper (center), of Bellefonte, Pa., attends a candlelight memorial in State College, Pa., on Jan. 22, 2013, the first anniversary of the death of former Penn State head football coach Joe Paterno. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Penn State coach Joe Paterno smiles as he walks the field before an NCAA college football game against Minnesota in State College, Pa., on Oct. 17, 2009. (Associated Press)