A grumpy Joe Paterno after the Nittany Lions lost to Alabama in 2010.
Paterno struggled through a two-minute interview in December 2010 with Steve Duernig of 620-WDAE in Tampa. Listen to it by clicking here.
Paterno was in a contract standoff with university president Graham Spanier and trustees in 2008, who wanted the upcoming season to be the coach's last. In an attempt to sway public opinion, he lifted a ban on cameras in practice, and reporters saw an engaged Paterno, who at one point yelled at a lineman and told him pull his shirt down.
A collection of Paterno bloopers.
A Texas A&M yell leader was sent home from the 2007 Alamo Bowl after saying during a pep rally, "Joe Paterno's on his death bed! And someone needs to find him a casket!"
Penn State players react after Paterno told them on Tuesday that he planned to step down at season's end.
Paterno talked to students outside his home on Tuesday night, which ended up being his final night as coach.
Trustee John Surma announces Wednesday night that Spanier and Paterno had been fired.
A WTAJ news van is toppled Wednesday night by students upset with the decision to fire the coach (language warning).
Students express their thoughts after the firing.
Former Penn State player and current ESPN analyst Matt Millen talks about the firing of Paterno.