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Happy Birthday JoePa!

Joseph Vincent Paterno is 82 today. The group over at JoePa’s Virtual Birthday Party has been working hard over the past week to create a digital collection of Paterno memories and birthday wishes. They’ve collected some pretty cool stuff.

One of the coolest things they have on the site is a happy birthday message from Bobby Bowden.

There are also written messages from Vince Dooley and Mack Brown. We’ll put up a few more Paterno posts later in the day. Until then, check out Mark’s season recaps.

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Davis

Creator of @OnwardState. Big fan of sweaters.

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