Penn State plans to remove Joe Paterno’s statue from outside Beaver Sadium over Thanksgiving break, according to a tweet from Gregg Doyel of CBS. Students were reportedly informed of the Paterno statue removal by Penn State professors.
The statue lists beneath Paterno's name “Educator. Coach. Humanitarian.” The 84-year-old legend and winningest coach in Division I football was recently fired by Penn State’s Board of Trustees for his lack of action in the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.