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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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** FILE ** Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky is driven from the Centre County Courthouse in Bellefonte, Pa., on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012, after being sentenced to at least 30 years in prison — effectively a life sentence — in the child sexual-abuse scandal that brought shame to the university and led to head coach Joe Paterno's downfall. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

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** FILE ** Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky is driven from the Centre County Courthouse in Bellefonte, Pa., on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012, after being sentenced to at least 30 years in prison — effectively a life sentence — in the child sexual-abuse scandal that brought shame to the university and led to head coach Joe Paterno's downfall. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

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**FILE** Pennsylvania senior Deputy Attorney General Joseph E. McGettigan III speaks with members of the media after a pre-sentencing conference on Oct. 8, 2012, outside the Centre County Courthouse in Bellefonte, Pa. Former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky was scheduled to be sentenced the next day for sexually abusing 10 boys in a scandal that rocked the university and brought down coach Joe Paterno. (Associated Press)

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Former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky arrives at the Centre County Courthouse in Bellefonte, Pa., on Oct. 9, 2012, after being sentenced to at least 30 years in prison in the child sexual abuse scandal that brought shame to Penn State and led to coach Joe Paterno's downfall. (Associated Press)

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Dottie Sandusky, the wife of former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, arrives Oct. 9, 2012, at the Centre County Courthouse in Bellefonte, Pa., for the sentencing of her husband, who was convicted in June of sexually abusing 10 boys in a scandal that rocked the university and brought down Hall of Fame coach Joe Paterno. (Associated Press)

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Former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky leaves the Centre County Courthouse in Bellefonte, Pa., on Oct. 9, 2012, after being sentenced to at least 30 years in prison in the child sexual abuse scandal that brought shame to Penn State and led to coach Joe Paterno's downfall. (Associated Press)

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Joe Paterno FBI file made no mention of Jerry Sandusky, but did reveal a series of threatening letters sent to the former Penn State coach and his staff in the late 1970s and early 1980s that he believes were prompted by organized gambling. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

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An excerpt of a threatening letter in Joe Paterno's FBI file.

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Joe Paterno had 409 wins - the most ever in NCAA Divsion I - at the time of his dismissal Nov. 9. He had been involved with Penn State football since 1950. (Associated Press)

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FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2004, file photo, Penn State coach Joe Paterno pauses on the sidelines during the fourth quarter of his team's 14-7 loss to Northwestern in State College, Pa. The NCAA has slammed Penn State with an unprecedented series of penalties, including a $60 million fine and the loss of all coach Joe Paterno's victories from 1998-2011, in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster,file)

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FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2004, file photo, Penn State coach Joe Paterno pauses on the sidelines during the fourth quarter of his team's 14-7 loss to Northwestern in State College, Pa. The NCAA has slammed Penn State with an unprecedented series of penalties, including a $60 million fine and the loss of all coach Joe Paterno's victories from 1998-2011, in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster,file)

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**FILE** A statue of former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno stands July 11, 2012, outside Beaver Stadium on the Penn State campus. (Associated Press)

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Penn State Office of Physical Plant workers cover the statue of former football coach Joe Paterno near Beaver Stadium on Penn State's campus in State College, Pa., on Sunday, July 22, 2012. (AP Photo/Centre Daily Times, Christopher Weddle)

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Penn State Office of Physical Plant workers cover the statue of former football coach Joe Paterno near Beaver Stadium on Penn State's campus in State College, Pa., on Sunday, July 22, 2012. (AP Photo/Centre Daily Times, Christopher Weddle)

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** FILE ** The statue of former Penn State University head football coach Joe Paterno stands outside Beaver Stadium in State College, Pa., in this July 13, 2012, file photo. The statue was been taken down on Sunday, July 22, 2012. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

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** FILE ** The statue of former Penn State University head football coach Joe Paterno stands outside Beaver Stadium in State College, Pa., in this July 13, 2012, file photo. The statue was been taken down on Sunday, July 22, 2012. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

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** FILE ** The statue of former Penn State University head football coach Joe Paterno stands outside Beaver Stadium in State College, Pa., in this July 13, 2012, file photo. The statue was been taken down on Sunday, July 22, 2012. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

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A statue of former Penn State Football coach Joe Paterno stands outside Beaver Stadium on the Penn State campus Wedneday, July 11, 2012. The Freeh Report on the Jerry Sandusky scandal at Penn State will be released at 9am Thursday. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

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**FILE** A statue of former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno stands July 11, 2012, outside Beaver Stadium on the Penn State campus. (Associated Press)