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Joseph Vincent "Joe" Paterno (pronounced /pəˈtɜrnoʊ/; born December 21, 1926) is a former college football coach who was the head coach of the Penn State Nittany Lions from 1966 through 2011. Paterno, nicknamed "JoePa," holds the record for the most victories by an FBS football coach with 409 and is the only FBS coach to reach 400 victories. He coached five undefeated teams that won major bowl games and, in 2007, was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame as a coach. Four days after the November 5, 2011 arrest of former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky on sex abuse charges, Paterno was fired mid-season by Penn State trustees.