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Penn State Community Reacts To Firing Of Joe Paterno

Steve Garban (left) and John Surma announce that Penn State president Graham Spanier and football head coach Joe Paterno have been fired during the Penn State Board of Trustees Press Conference at the Penn Stater, November 9, 2011 in State College, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
Steve Garban and John Surma Steve Garban (left) and John Surma announce that Penn State president Graham Spanier and football head coach Joe Paterno have been fired during the Penn State Board of Trustees Press Conference at the Penn Stater, November 9, 2011 in State College, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
Police try to control students and those in the community as they fill the streets and react after football head coach Joe Paterno was fired during the Penn State Board of Trustees Press Conference, in downtown Penn State, in the early morning hours on November 10, 2011 in State College, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
Penn State Community Reacts Police try to control students and those in the community as they fill the streets and react after football head coach Joe Paterno was fired during the Penn State Board of Trustees Press Conference, in downtown Penn State, in the early morning hours on November 10, 2011 in State College, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
John Surma announces that Penn State president Graham Spanier and football head coach Joe Paterno have been fired during the Penn State Board of Trustees Press Conference at the Penn Stater, November 9, 2011 in State College, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
Penn State Board Of Trustees Press Conference John Surma announces that Penn State president Graham Spanier and football head coach Joe Paterno have been fired during the Penn State Board of Trustees Press Conference at the Penn Stater, November 9, 2011 in State College, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
Students and those in the community visit the Joe Paterno statue after football head coach Joe Paterno was fired during the Penn State Board of Trustees Press Conference, at Beaver Field, November 9, 2011 in State College, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
Penn State Community Reacts Students and those in the community visit the Joe Paterno statue after football head coach Joe Paterno was fired during the Penn State Board of Trustees Press Conference, at Beaver Field, November 9, 2011 in State College, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
Students and those in the community fill the streets and react after football head coach Joe Paterno was fired during the Penn State Board of Trustees Press Conference, in downtown Penn State, November 9, 2011 in State College, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
Penn State Community Reacts Students and those in the community fill the streets and react after football head coach Joe Paterno was fired during the Penn State Board of Trustees Press Conference, in downtown Penn State, November 9, 2011 in State College, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
A news van is flipped over as students and those in the community fill the streets and react after football head coach Joe Paterno was fired during the Penn State Board of Trustees Press Conference, in downtown Penn State, in the early morning hours of November 10, 2011 in State College, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
Penn State Community Reacts A news van is flipped over as students and those in the community fill the streets and react after football head coach Joe Paterno was fired during the Penn State Board of Trustees Press Conference, in downtown Penn State, in the early morning hours of November 10, 2011 in State College, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
Students and those in the community fill the streets and react after football head coach Joe Paterno was fired during the Penn State Board of Trustees Press Conference, in downtown Penn State, November 9, 2011 in State College, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
Penn State Community Reacts Students and those in the community fill the streets and react after football head coach Joe Paterno was fired during the Penn State Board of Trustees Press Conference, in downtown Penn State, November 9, 2011 in State College, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
Students and those in the community fill the streets and react after football head coach Joe Paterno was fired during the Penn State Board of Trustees Press Conference, in downtown Penn State, November 9, 2011 in State College, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
Penn State Community Reacts Students and those in the community fill the streets and react after football head coach Joe Paterno was fired during the Penn State Board of Trustees Press Conference, in downtown Penn State, November 9, 2011 in State College, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
Police try to control students and those in the community as they fill the streets and react after football head coach Joe Paterno was fired during the Penn State Board of Trustees Press Conference, in downtown Penn State, in the early morning hours on November 10, 2011 in State College, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
Penn State Community Reacts Police try to control students and those in the community as they fill the streets and react after football head coach Joe Paterno was fired during the Penn State Board of Trustees Press Conference, in downtown Penn State, in the early morning hours on November 10, 2011 in State College, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
Penn State students Ryan Smith and Jared Hook clean up the broken glass and debris along East College Avenue in the early morning hours on November 10, 2011 in State College, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jeff Swensen/Getty Images)
Rioting on the Penn State Campus Penn State students Ryan Smith and Jared Hook clean up the broken glass and debris along East College Avenue in the early morning hours on November 10, 2011 in State College, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jeff Swensen/Getty Images)
Police try to control students and those in the community as they fill the streets and react after football head coach Joe Paterno was fired during the Penn State Board of Trustees Press Conference, in downtown Penn State, in the early morning hours on November 10, 2011 in State College, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
Penn State Community Reacts Police try to control students and those in the community as they fill the streets and react after football head coach Joe Paterno was fired during the Penn State Board of Trustees Press Conference, in downtown Penn State, in the early morning hours on November 10, 2011 in State College, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
A news van is flipped over as students and those in the community fill the streets and react after football head coach Joe Paterno was fired during the Penn State Board of Trustees Press Conference, in downtown Penn State, in the early morning hours of November 10, 2011 in State College, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
Penn State Community Reacts A news van is flipped over as students and those in the community fill the streets and react after football head coach Joe Paterno was fired during the Penn State Board of Trustees Press Conference, in downtown Penn State, in the early morning hours of November 10, 2011 in State College, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
Police try to control students and those in the community as they fill the streets and react after football head coach Joe Paterno was fired during the Penn State Board of Trustees Press Conference, in downtown Penn State, in the early morning hours on November 10, 2011 in State College, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
Penn State Community Reacts Police try to control students and those in the community as they fill the streets and react after football head coach Joe Paterno was fired during the Penn State Board of Trustees Press Conference, in downtown Penn State, in the early morning hours on November 10, 2011 in State College, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
Pennsylvania State Police in riot gear line East College Avenue early Thursday morning following a riot on the Pennsylvania State Unitversity campus in response to the firing of Head Football Coach Joe Paterno in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal that has rocked the university's administration and athletic program. (Photo by Jeff Swensen/Getty Images)
Rioting on the Penn State Campus Pennsylvania State Police in riot gear line East College Avenue early Thursday morning following a riot on the Pennsylvania State Unitversity campus in response to the firing of Head Football Coach Joe Paterno in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal that has rocked the university's administration and athletic program. (Photo by Jeff Swensen/Getty Images)
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