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Joe Paterno

Awards And Accomplishments

1972 Named Coach of the Year by the Walter Camp Football Foundation and the Football Writers Association of America
1978 Football Writers Association of America Coach of the Year
1986 Football Writers Association of America Coach of the Year
1986 Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year
1991 National Football Foundation and Hall of Fame Distinguished American Award
1994 Receives the Ernie Davis Award, presented by Leukemia Society of America
1996 Earns National Education and Leadership Award by The Sons of Italy
1997 Honored with Duff Daugherty Memorial Award by Michigan State University
1997 Vince Lombardi Foundation Coach-of-the-Year Award

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